|NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD|
|Washington, D.C. 20572
August 3, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD
Contact: NMB Public Information Line — (202) 692-5050
Re: United Continental Holdings and ALPA reach Agreement
Washington, D.C. — The National Mediation Board (NMB) is pleased to announce United Continental Holdings, Inc. and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) have reached an agreement in principle on a new joint collective bargaining agreement covering pilots at the United and Continental subsidiaries.
The agreement is subject to definitive documentation, approvals by the ALPA Master Executive Councils of each subsidiary, and ratification by the company’s pilots. Specific information regarding the contract or its provisions should be obtained directly from the parties.
Mediation was guided by NMB Member, Linda Puchala, Senior Mediator Patricia Sims and Mediator Gerry McGuckin. The National Mediation Board is an independent Federal agency established by the Railway Labor Act, which governs labor-management relations within two key transportation sectors of the United States and U.S. territories: the railroads and airlines.
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