Judge Mulls Northwest Flight Attendants' $1B Claim

Law360, New York (March 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A bankruptcy judge has postponed ruling on a claim by Northwest Airline’s 8,000 flight attendants for $1.1 billion in lost wages and benefits.

The Association of Flight Attendants wants $1.08 billion for five years of future wages and benefits lost when the company rejected its collective bargaining agreement in July, plus another $83.25 million in interim wages lost since then, $30.6 million from individual grievances and unspecified damages for pension contributions

Judge Allan Gropper, of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan, said Wednesday he needed more...
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