Strike forces Eastern in to bankruptcy court

Kolcum, E.H.; Ott, J.
March 1989
Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/13/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p16
Trade Publication
Talks about the machinists strike that forced Eastern Airlines to file for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11. Pilots and flight attendants refused to cross picket lines. Most non-contract employees have been laid off. Eastern intends to continue to operate and emerge as a smaller, restructured airline. Losses; Reorganization plans; Strike savings; Picket line crossers.


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