Northwest Nails Contract Date As Flight Attendants Vote

Law360, New York (July 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Nearly a week after Northwest Airlines Corp. was given the green light to reject its labor contract with an estimated 9,300 flight attendants, a federal bankruptcy judge has ruled that the embattled carrier can enforce a new contract on its flight attendants on July 17.

Judge Allan L. Gropper of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York had already granted permission for Northwest to impose the new contract last week, following months of failed negotiations with the airline’s flight attendants’ union....
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