Spirit Airlines represented by the Air Line Pilots Assn. rejected the US National Mediation' Board's proposal for arbitration and asked NMB to allow a 30-day countdown to a possible strike to start. Sean Creed, head of the Spirit unit of ALPA, said: "This company has shown time and time again that it doesn't feel the need to bargain with us in good faith. We hope that the added pressure of a strike deadline will help management realize that a fair and equitable contract is ...

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