United Airlines will lay off at least 1,000 salaried workers by year end, CEO Glenn Tilton said yesterday at the Merrill Lynch Global Transportation Conference in New York. The figure represents approximately 11% of UA's salaried employees. Overall, the airline is targeting savings of $400 million in 2007(ATWOnline, May 9). Tilton said the layoffs will be part of a $100 million reduction in general and administrative costs that will accompany a $200 million cut in purchased services and a ...

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