Northwest Flight Attendants Still Barred From Striking

Law360, New York (March 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a blow to Northwest Airlines’ flight attendants, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has upheld a lower court ruling banning the group from striking while in mediation talks.

On Thursday, the Second Circuit sided with Northwest in the employment dispute, sparked by the bankrupt carrier’s decision to slash $195 million in annual pay and benefits of its attendants.

"Although this is a complicated case, one feature is simple enough to describe: Northwest's flight attendants have proven intransigent in the face of Northwest's...
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