British Airways said it is "commencing legal action" in an effort to forestall the 12-day flight attendants strike set to begin on Dec. 22 (ATWOnline, Dec. 15). It also claimed that "irregularities" in Unite's balloting of union members may render the strike vote invalid. It did not outline those issues and said it is working on "establishing which cabin crew might wish to work normally during the strike period." CEO Willie Walsh said the carrier is "absolutely determined to do whatever we ...

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