United Airlines cabin staff, represented by the Assn. of Flight Attendants, went on the offensive yesterday with coordinated demonstrations at airports in the US, Europe and Asia, threatening to strike in protest over the termination of their pension plan. "Current United management has held its employees and creditors hostage in Chapter 11 for nearly 1,000 days," union head Greg Davidowitch said. "We're hitting the streets around the globe to demonstrate our resolve. We want our pensions ...

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