Sun, Jan 06, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives
from current news, though we reserve the right to pick quotes out
of history that have a bearing on the day's events and
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
“While this legislation is no doubt
well-intentioned, APA does not favor legislative branch involvement
in any aspect of labor negotiations... We believe this
legislation could have adverse, unintended consequences for the
very same unionized workers that Congress was trying to
Source: APA President Captain Lloyd Hill,
speaking about The Allied Pilots Association's concern over
legislation that provides for binding arbitration to determine the
make-up of combined seniority lists when air carriers merge.
Missouri Senators Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Kit Bond (R-MO) led
efforts to attach the legislation to an omnibus appropriations bill
that the Senate subsequently approved.
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