Northwest Flight Attendants Appeal Strike Ban

Law360, New York (September 18, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Clashing with bankrupt Northwest Airlines over its right to strike, the union representing the carrier’s flight attendants has shot off an appeal to a federal judge’s decision to deter a potential strike.

The Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) lodged the appeal with the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, and will request an expedited decision, according to a union spokesperson.

The union sought the right to strike against the carrier after Northwest scrapped its labor contract and drafted new terms to reduce costs for...
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