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American Airlines / Pilot Slowdown / Sickouts #184637

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 13, 1999
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The ongoing pilots' slowdown at American Airlines updated.

(Miami: Ron Claiborne) Passengers' anger at the American pilots for preventing their travel featured; scenes shown from the Miami airport; details given of Judge Joe Kendall's orders against the pilots' union. [Stranded passengers Sheldon ZIVIN, Laurie COOK - blame the pilots.] [American Airlines Chris CHIAMES - comments on the job action.] [Allied Pilots Association Rich LaVOY - responds to the judge's order.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea McCarren) The "sickout" as a tactic in labor disputes for workers who cannot strike examined; examples of recent sickouts cited. [AFL-CIO Joslyn WILLIAMS, Chicago-Kent College of Law professor Martin MALIN - assess the sickout tactic.]

Brown, Aaron;
Claiborne, Ron;
McCarren, Andrea

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