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Lufthansa's contract dispute with trade union ver.di will be arbitrated after direct negotiations collapsed at the end of Jan. Ver.di, which represents LH's 52,000 ground staff and flight attendants, has been demanding a 9% pay hike based on the airline's projected operating profits for 2002 of [euro]700-[euro]750 million ($758-$8 12 million). The latest LH bargaining proposal, rejected by the union, included a 2.9% salary rise retroactive to Jan. 1 and 1,8% from Dec. 1, accompanied by a one-time payment of [euro]230 and a 1. …

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