Machinists’ Strike Costing United $1.5 Million a Day
Washington—Strike-bound United Airlines has been losing $1.5 million per day since 18,600 machinists walked off the job Mar. 31, carrier executives confirmed last week. The carrier was enduring the strike without benefit of Mutual Aid Pact funds, while its competitors were registering huge traffic gains and high profits as a result of the grounding of United’s 1,600 flights per day.
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