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Regional pilots' lawsuit against ALPA gains support. (Regional News).(Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA))(Brief Article)

More than 250 Comair pilots have asked to sign on to a lawsuit filed against the Air Line Pilots Assn. (ATW, 6/02, p. 21) charging the union with failure to represent them properly. At the heart of the matter are the scope clauses that place limits on the amount of flying that can be done by Regional airlines for their Major partners in codeshare relationships.

Three Comair pilots who represent a group called the Regional Jet Defense Coalition filed the suit in May 2001. …

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