Mon, Apr 10, 2006
Labor Talks Extended To April 17
US Bankruptcy Court Judge Adlai Hardin decided Monday to defer
for one week his ruling on allowing Comair to toss out its existing
contract with flight attendants for one week, after he received
requests from both sides for more time.
Reuters reports Hardin agreed to postpone any decision on the
contract until at least April 17.
As has been reported in
Aero-News, regional carrier Comair has taken a page
from parent company Delta Air Line's playbook in its labor
negotiations, by asking the bankruptcy court for permission to toss
out its existing contracts with its workers in order to drastically
cut costs. In Comair's case, the holdouts are the company's flight
attendants -- not pilots.
Comair has had similar
luck, too, with that strategy -- with the airline's flight
attendants threatening to strike the moment such a decision is
Delta's pilots have already approved a strike should a federal
arbitration panel rule that Delta can toss out their contract.
Union officials have said April 17 is the first day the pilots
would strike -- a move Delta says would effectively end the
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