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American Airlines. (News Briefs: North America Report).(met with union leaders to request that employees forego pay increases)(Brief Article)

American Airlines met with union leaders representing its pilots, flight attendants and ground personnel Dec. 6 to ask all employees to forego pay increases next year in a move the airline said will avoid "an immediate annual cost increase of $130 million." Management and support staff will forego pay increases for the second consecutive year as AA tries "to buy enough time to find the additional $2 billion in permanent, annual structural changes needed to survive. …

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