Comair, Flight Attendants Union Resume Talks

Law360, New York (April 12, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Delta Airlines subsidiary Comair will resume talks with flight attendants unions in hopes of avoiding a work stoppage that could happen if a judge agrees to cancel their contracts at the behest of Comair’s management.

Comair executives have argued that their proposed $8.9 million wage and benefit cuts are necessary to keep the struggling carrier afloat.

Currently, the airline pays its flight attendants between $16,000 and $40,000 annually. The cuts would reduce pay by nearly $10,000 annually per person, according to the union.

The company said...
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