Northwest Airlines reached a new tentative agreement on wage and benefit reductions with its flight attendants yesterday, striking an accord on $195 million in annual cuts that averts a potential work action and seemingly paves the way for the carrier's eventual emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Northwest had been granted permission by a US bankruptcy judge to impose a new contract on the flight attendants as of today (ATWOnline, July 3), a move the cabin workers said would ...

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