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August 30, 2002
ALPA United Pilots’ Statement on Latest Management Proposal
CHICAGO---The following statement was issued today by Capt. Paul Whiteford, chairman of the United Airlines pilots’ Master Executive Council (MEC), a unit of the Air Line Pilots Association:
The UAL-MEC would like to reiterate its position concerning United Airlines management's proposal to ALPA.
This particular proposal is wholly unacceptable to United pilots. However we can report at this point that all union leaders are discussing with their financial advisors the economic changes that would be appropriate to update the application at the ATSB. We intend to work in conjunction with the other unions as we develop a response to the company’s latest proposal, and will forward it to management as soon as possible.
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