The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers has sanctioned a collective bargaining agreement related to employees at US Airways Group Inc.
The agreement collected 65% of membership votes.
The agreement provides higher wages, a sound pension and enhanced job security for 3,300 mechanics and other workers.
The agreement will be effective through Dec. 31, 2011.
US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al Qadimi signed an agreement on July 26 to formally end the USA's military presence in the country by the end of the year