So for legions of airline workers, winter is coming as that fateful fall date approaches.
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The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA), for one, put on ice its talks with management over a new contract, after starting negotiations earlier this year.
Working More Closely With UnionsIn another change from the bankruptcy era (or almost any other era in airline labor relations), unions and management are playing nice and by all accounts are working together to stem the losses.
But like much else in this pandemic, uncertainty looms especially large, in labor markets no less than in other realms of the sector.