CHICAGO, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE :UAL ) today announced that Continental reached consensus with the employee representatives of its passenger service airport and reservations agents on improvements to pay, benefits and work rules.
"By working together with our employees, we expedited pay and benefit improvements for our non-represented agents," said Mike Bonds, executive vice president Human Resources and Labor Relations.
Continental employs approximately 7,200 passenger service airport and reservations agents. Discussions with the executive councils for these workgroups, consisting of representatives elected by their co-workers, began in January 2011.
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United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE :UAL ) is the holding company for both United Airlines and Continental Airlines. Together with United Express, Continental Express and Continental Connection, these airlines operate a total of approximately 5,675 flights a day to 372 airports on six continents from their hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark Liberty, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. United and Continental are members of Star Alliance, which offers 21,000 daily flights to 1,160 airports in 181 countries. United and Continental's more than 80,000 employees reside in every U.S. state and in many countries around the world. For more information about United Continental Holdings, Inc., go to UnitedContinentalHoldings.com. For more information about the airlines, see united.com and continental.com, and follow each company on Twitter and Facebook.
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