Union sues to stop Delta from merging seniority lists

11/25/2008 | CNNMoney · Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The

The Association of Flight Attendants has sued Delta Air Lines to stop the company from integrating seniority lists before a vote on union representation. The AFA says Delta is trying to influence the vote convincing its 14,000 flight attendants they will do better under a "fair and equitable" integration standard, rather than the "date of hire" standard used by the union, which represents 8,000 flight attendants at Northwest Airlines. A Delta vice president counters that the airline is simply looking for a quick resolution to the seniority question, which is "one of the big issues for this merger for flight attendants from both sides."

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