Airline Labor Law: The Railway Labor Act and Aviation after Deregulation

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NOTES
1.
Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, Pub. L. No. 95-504, 92 Stat. 1705 ( 1978).
2.
Air traffic controllers are federal employees and not subject to the Railway Labor Act. This is one reason why striking air traffic controllers were fired in 1981.
3.
45 U.S.C. § 151 et seq. ( 1982).
4.
29 U.S.C. § 152 et seq. ( 1985).
5.
E.g., see Foner, The Great Labor Uprising of 1877.
6.
Fisher, Industrial Disputes and Federal Legislation, 154-67.
7.
Ch. 370, 30 Stat. 424 ( 1898).
8.
Ch. 6, 38 Stat. 103 ( 1913).
9.
Ris, "Government Protection of Transportation Employees,"509, 511.
10.
Ris, "Government Protection,"511.
11.
Pegrum, Transportation Economics and Public Policy, 478.
12.
Ris, "Government Protection,"512-13.
13.
Transportation Act of 1920, Pub. L. No. 66-152, 41 Stat. 456, 481 ( 1921).
14.
Id. The Ripley Plan, calling for consolidation of the nation's railroad into 19 systems, was never adopted. Consolidation of Railroads, 63 I.C.C. 455 ( 1921). A subsequent plan, calling for two major systems in the East and three major systems in the West, was adopted eight years later, but never came into force. See Consolidation of Railroads, 159 I.C.C. 522, 558, 567 ( 1929); see also Ris, "Government Protection,"513-14.
15.
See Keeler, Railroads, Freight, and Public Policy, 26.
16.
See Daggett, Principles of Inland Transportation, 584-606.
17.
261 U.S. 72 ( 1923).
18.
Footnotes and citations are omitted.
19.
Wilner, "The Railway Labor Act,"242,281.
20.
This section is adapted from Dempsey, "The Rise and Fall of the Civil Aeronautics Board,"95-108.
21.
Regulation of Interstate Transportation of Passengers, Mail and Property by Aircraft, Hearings in S. 3178 by the Senate Comm. on Commerce, 73rd Cong., 2nd Sess. 1 ( 1934). See Dempsey, "The International Rate & Route Revolution in North Atlantic Passenger Transportation,"393, 413.
22.
The Motor Carrier Act was subsequently scattered throughout the provisions of the Interstate Commerce Act, 49 U.S.C. §§ 10101-11916 ( 1982).

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