Pilots and other union employees at Mesaba Airlines were prepared to walk off the job just after midnight last night if the airline rejected its current negotiated agreements and imposed another round of pay cuts. A strike could put the bankrupt carrier out of business. Mesaba was in court late yesterday seeking an injunction against the work action. "We don't believe the unions have the right to strike," spokesperson Elizabeth Costello told ATWOnline. She said the company has continued ...

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