The National Mediation Board has given America West and its flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), the green light to enter a 30-day cooling-off period yesterday and ending March 20. NMB on Feb. 8 declared an impasse in contract talks. The board will continue intensive mediation during the cooling-off period. The union is threatening CHAOS (Create Havoc Around Our System), which could mean a mass walkout for days or a week at a time, or flight ...


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