Machinists Win Union Election at United Air

August 12, 2011: The union that represents ramp workers at United Airlines won an election on Thursday to cover more than 14,000 workers as it combines with Continental.

It's a big win for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, which just gained more than 7,300 Continental workers from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

Click here to read more at the Chicago Tribune.

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