Wed, 11/03/2010 - 15:01 EDT - NPR - National Public Radio (Business News)
Delta flight attendants rejected the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA in election results released on Wednesday. Almost 48 percent of flight attendants voted to join the union, but that was short of the needed majority.» E-Mail This» Add to Del.icio.us
Delta Air Lines' 20,000 flight attendants finished voting Wednesday and decided to reject unionization. Delta is one of the last carriers in the world that is largely non-unionized. A victory by the union would have been one of the biggest for the labor movement in decades; now it's another painful defeat. » E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Flight/Paramount Pictures(Reuters) - Top U.S. airlines United and Delta have offered to re-assign certain flight crew concerned about contracting the Zika virus from routes to Latin America and the Caribbean, the companies told Reuters on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - Flight attendants of Compass Airlines, a feeder service for Delta Air Lines Inc , said they sought arbitration by the National Mediation Board (NMB) that will allow them to strike if management fails to negotiate a new agreement. The flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), said if the NMB grants its request and agrees that management has refused to make significant movement, negotiations will be declared deadlocked leading to a "cooling off" period and a strike deadline. ...
Between removing unruly or disruptive passengers from flights to denying boarding to travelers with service animals, the way in which airline employees handle tense situations with consumers has come to the forefront.