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The war of words between a senior American Airlines pilot and his former employer over environmental, social and governance investing continues to escalate.

Bryan Spence, who is a U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and F-16 instructor, filed a class action lawsuit against the airline in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas in June, accusing it of choosing investments that he said pursued “leftist political agendas” and were “flatly inconsistent” with its fiduciary responsibility under ERISA.


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