ABC Evening News for Friday, May 06, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Eastern Airlines reported suing pilots and mechanics unions. Report introduced.
(Atlanta, Georgia: Al Dale) Eastern reported filing suit against unions under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Orgs. Act (RICO). [Eastern Airlines spokesperson Karen CEREMSAK - says unions are being accused of trying to destroy Eastern.] [Union SPOKESPERSON - says let jury decide.] Accusations by Eastern against unions outlined on screen. [Airline Pilots Association spokesperson John BAVIS - says pilots depend on airlines for livelihood.] Issue of safety violations mentioned. Eastern's financial losses last year noted.
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