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Airline employees’ dilemma: Take severance or gamble on Oct. 1 layoffs

Jun 9, 2020

An employees at the Delta Air Lines helps a customer at a nearly deserted Los Angeles International Airport on April 16, 2020 in Los......

United plans to shutter three overseas flight attendant bases as international travel suffers

Jun 5, 2020

A Boeing 777-222(ER) passenger plane belonging to the United Airlines taking off at Hong Kong International Airport on August 08 2018 in Hong Kong,......

United plans to shut down three overseas flight attendant bases as international travel suffers

Jun 5, 2020

A Boeing 777-222(ER) passenger plane belonging to the United Airlines taking off at Hong Kong International Airport on August 08 2018 in Hong Kong,......

Former Minneapolis Mayor: Democrats ‘Shouldn’t Be Afraid’ Of Police Unions

Jun 2, 2020

R.T. Rybak needed support from the police, or so he thought. In 2001, not......

NYC Transit Union Backs Bus Drivers Who Refuse To Transport Protesters For NYPD

May 30, 2020

New York City’s transit workers’ union has voiced its support for members who......

MLB Owners Want To Use The Coronavirus Pandemic To Bust Baseball’s Players Union

May 27, 2020

The 2020 Major League Baseball season, already on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, is now......

Democrats want Mnuchin to explain why bailed-out airlines are cutting workers’ hours

May 26, 2020

House Democrats want Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to explain why airlines are getting away with cutting workers' hours after they received portions of $25......

One Way To Protect Workers In A Pandemic: Make It Harder To Fire Them

May 22, 2020

Donte Martin authored an illuminating as-told-to essay for The Washington Post last week......

United’s new CEO eyes union cooperation to avoid staff cuts in pandemic crisis

May 20, 2020

United Airlines president Scott Kirby poses in front of the "Flight for the Planet", the most eco-friendly commercial flight in history of aviation, according......

United Airlines’ new CEO Kirby takes the reins, aiming to ‘get through hell as quickly as possible’

May 19, 2020

United Airlines president Scott Kirby speaking in Chicago, Illinois, June 5, 2019.Kamil Krzaczynski | ReutersUnited Airlines' incoming CEO Scott Kirby doesn't mince words."It's far......

Plans to reopen US economy must ‘talk about worker safety,’ says AFL-CIO president

May 8, 2020

AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka on Friday warned that workers will be at risk of getting sick with the coronavirus if restrictions on businesses are lifted without......

US lawmakers urge Mnuchin to crack down on airlines cutting worker hours after taking billions in coronavirus aid

May 8, 2020

An airport worker guides a Delta Air Lines Airbus A319-100 plane on the tarmac at LAX in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 6, 2020.Lucy......

US lawmakers urge Mnuchin to crack down airlines cutting worker hours after taking billions in coronavirus aid

May 8, 2020

An airport worker guides a Delta Air Lines Airbus A319-100 plane on the tarmac at LAX in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 6, 2020.Lucy......

Cargo carriers reap rewards of coronavirus chaos

May 7, 2020

A Boeing 747 cargo freighter belonging to the Atlas Air flies into the clouds after lifting off from Hong Kong International Airport, on 23......

Airlines want relief from flying near-empty planes as passenger numbers hit lowest since the 1950s amid virus

May 6, 2020

Flight attendants talk in a nearly empty cabin on a Delta Airlines flight operated by SkyWest Airlines as travel has cutback, amid concerns of......