Southwest Airlines announced that its 9,700 flight attendants, represented by the Transport Workers Union, ratified a tentative agreement reached with the LCC in September to add the Boeing 737-800 to the current collective bargaining agreement. (ATW Daily News, Sept. 21). With this positive vote, the flight attendants' current contract will also be extended by one year, becoming amendable May 31, 2013, and will include the potential for wage rate increases based on the company's ...

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