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Airlines Employees United States


The purpose of this paper is to study the implementation of the legislatively-mandated labor protection provision incorporated in the Airline Deregulation Act of 1973. The case study contained herein describes and elucidates the implementation of the Airline Employee Protection Program at the U.S. Department of Labor.