Northwest Attendants Ask Court To Rethink Pay Cuts

Law360, New York (February 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- After seeing Northwest Airlines Corp. accumulate over $270 million in profits in 2006, the bankrupt carrier’s flight attendants have asked the bankruptcy court to reconsider the steep pay cuts it approved last year.

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA on Friday resumed heated negotiations with the carrier, submitting a contract proposal that it said would reduce by 20% the $195 million in proposed annual cuts Northwest imposed last year.

In June 2006, after negotiations fell apart between Northwest and the flight attendants union, the bankruptcy court issued...
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