Northwest Airlines raised the level of concessions it is seeking from striking mechanics and aircraft cleaners while cutting the number of workers it will bring back. According to wire service reports that NWA declined to confirm, which cited officials of the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Assn., the company is seeking $203 million in labor cost savings from AMFA, up from the $176 million it sought prior to the strike. Additionally, whereas it previously wanted to eliminate roughly half of ...

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