American Airlines expects 4,400 job cuts, notifies 11,000

American Airlines expects 4,400 job cuts, notifies 11,000

By DAVID KOENIG The Associated Press
Published Sep 18, 2012 07:02PM MDT
Dallas • American Airlines is sending layoff warning notices to more than 11,000 employees, although a spokesman says the company expects job losses to be closer to 4,400. The notices went out to mechanics and ground workers whose jobs will be affected as American goes through a bankruptcy restructuring. American Airlines spokesman Bruce Hicks said Tuesday that fewer than 40 percent of those getting notices will lose their jobs. Hicks said federal law requires the company to notify anyone whose ...
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