American Airlines, Workers Head to Trial on Alleged Slowdown

July 1, 2019
A trial is scheduled Monday in Fort Worth on American’s request for a permanent injunction.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says mechanics are defying a court order and continuing a work slowdown that is disrupting flights during the busy summer travel season.

The mechanics’ unions say American is at fault. They say the airline walked away from contract talks, leading to low morale which might affect how quickly mechanics perform their work.

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