Southwest Airlines' ground staff approve wage-hike contract
(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co's (LUV.N: Quote) ground staff narrowly approved a tentative agreement, which includes pay raises of more than 20 percent over the five-year life of the contract, the union representing the workers said.
Transport Workers Union Local 555, representing the airlines' 12,000 ground staff, said on Friday that 50.4 percent cast a "yes" vote in favor of the contract.
(Reporting by Arunima Banerjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)
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