Flight Attendants Toss Contracts Back In Northwest’s Face

Law360, New York (June 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Three months after reaching a tentative agreement with bankrupt Northwest Airlines, an overwhelming majority of the strapped carrier’s flight attendants have rejected a contract that Northwest claims would have saved it $195 million annually.

The Professional Flight Attendants Association announced the news on Tuesday, blasting Northwest’s proposals as “harsh and overreaching.”

"The Flight Attendants rejected this contract and continue to reject the continuing mismanagement of the airline as well as the everyday mistreatment of NWA employees," said PFAA President Guy Meek in a statement.

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