Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways pilots approved an agreement for integrating their work group seniority, avoiding a potential fight over the usually contentious issue. The integration of the lists determines the order in which the pilots are placed on a unified list. A pilot’s position on the list can determine career aspects, such as earnings, city base and days worked. Absent a voluntary deal, the unions for the two pilot groups would have ended up in binding arbitration, ...

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