United Airlines dropped plans to furlough an additional 250 flight attendants because it needs more cabin staff for its international network (ATWOnline, Sept. 29, 2008), according to a memo from Senior VP-Onboard Service Alex Marren cited by the Associated Press. UA also decided not to furlough up to 205 customer service and ramp employees at Chicago O'Hare because a sufficient number took voluntary leave and 43 will shift to part-time from fulltime.

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