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United offers flight attendants buyout packages of up to $100,000 each
United offers flight attendants buyout packages of up to $100,000 each

In hopes of cutting its staffing budget, United Airlines announced plans Monday to offer veteran flight attendants early buyout packages of up to $100,000 each. United, which has been struggling to reconcile union contracts since its merger with Continental Airlines in 2010, hopes to reduce the ranks of its 23,000 flight attendants by about 2,000. The buyout package has the support of the flight attendants union. The airline has also offered to recall 1,450 flight attendants who left the airline or were laid off this year. The airline expects to offer the buyout primarily to senior flight attendants while most of the former employees who will be allowed to return are attendants...

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