The identity of Frontier is, well, up in the air, with a new name among the possibilities. But Frontier mechanics seem more interested in the amount of their paychecks rather than the moniker stamped on it -- which is why, late yesterday, the union representing them filed an injunction in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee against new parent company Republic Airways Holdings.
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The conflict involves 135 Frontier mechanics transferred to Milwaukee -- a destination that apparently didn't thrill an even one-hundred of them, since only 35 agreed to this shift. Of those, just seventeen reportedly showed up for work on Monday -- perhaps because after agreeing to head to Wisconsin, they found out that their pay would be frozen indefinitely.
That's a bummer under any name.