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Old 07-02-2006, 08:50 PM   #7  
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Originally Posted by Ottopilot
A merger will not be a simple DOH mix of pilots. There are protections in an ALPA merger. For example: a UAL pilot that is furloughed could be 10 years senior to a CAL pilot that is not furloughed. The CAL pilot would not lose his job or be furloughed. He is protected. You'll have to dig into the ALPA merger stuff. Bring your lawyer to help you interpret it.
That is pure speculation on your part. Noone knows what would happen if UAL/CAL decided to merge.

As for ALPA, don't count on them for any legal, financial or political support whatsoever. You and your pilot group will be on your own, trust me. I have first-hand experience with that.
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