|NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD|
|Washington, D.C. 20572
November 16, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD (NMB)
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) reached an agreement on November 9, 2012, for a new joint collective bargaining agreement covering pilots at the United and Continental subsidiaries.
This agreement has been approved by the ALPA Master Executive Councils of each subsidiary and sent out for 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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