Northwest Flight Attendants Reject 2nd Tentative Deal

Law360, New York (August 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Flight attendants with Northwest Airlines rejected Monday their second tentative pay and benefit deal, which would have saved the bankrupt carrier $195 million.

“Our members have spoken: these drastic cuts to our pay, benefits and work rules are simply unacceptable,” said Mollie Reiley, AFA-CWA Interim Master Executive Council President.

She warned that any move by the airline to enforce new work rules would trigger coordinated moves to disrupt regular business.

AFA-CWA reached the tentative agreement ten days after being elected as the new collective bargaining representative...
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