Bloomberg has reported that "Delta Air Lines Inc., FedEx Corp. and other carriers lost a court bid to block a new federal rule that makes it easier for unions to organize employees into collective bargaining units. U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman in Washington today upheld a change in union voting procedures that lets airline and railroad workers form bargaining units with approval from the majority casting ballots rather than a majority of potential members. The Air Transport Association, an industry trade group, claimed the shift was arbitrary and illegal. The rule is effective on July 1." Read the full story here.

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