|Quoting Flashmeister (Reply 3):|
nited knew that they couldn't hold their side up and did nothing, and the court let them get away with it.
|Quoting Gigneil (Reply 7):|
What they're getting is better than absolutely nothing.
|Quoting PA110 (Reply 5):|
I know it is a very bitter pill to swallow, especially for retirees, and those getting ready to retire, but some pension is better than none at all.
|Quoting MxCtrlr (Reply 8):|
I doubt you'd find anyone really happy about this or anyone finding "comfort" in the fact that they're getting half of the benefits they worked for.
|Quoting PA110 (Reply 9):|
Is it really worth the remaining half of the pension to sink the airline out of spite?
|Quoting MxCtrlr (Reply 10):|
I'm certain that Tilton and all the other mis-managers of this great airline
|Quoting PA110 (Reply 11):|
And how would shutting the airline down benefit the thousands of other employees who really need their jobs now, more than ever?
|Quoting MxCtrlr (Reply 12):|
By staving off the virtually inevitable, over and over again, and by cutting the employees' money time and time again, it almost becomes cost-effective to just "get it over with".
|Quoting 1rocco (Reply 2):|
And in return we the tax payers will feel the burden.. Like it or not the writing is on the wall.. Thanks UAL. UAL and the judge in charge of this bankruptcy have rewritten the meaning of bankruptcy. Now all the other legacy carriers are going to have to follow suit to be competitive. What happened to the strong surviving and the weak folding. So much for capitalism. BTW I have yet to see a thread flaming the IAM for there strike vote. Must not be as much fun as picking on the flight attendants for the possible demise of UAL. I understand it is tough seeing thousands of people out of work but enough is enough. They will move on. This is bringing down the whole industry and many people just can't see this. 1.1 billion dollar loss while under bankruptcy protection.. Its time to stop the nonsense and shut the doors and let the struggling airlines who have been working hard to avoid bankruptcy make a dime.
|Quoting Gigneil (Reply 1):|
I guess you don't understand what happened with the pensions. They handed the retirees and those with money in their pension over to the insurance company that covers them.
Those people will still get paid...