American, United to furlough 32,000 as time runs out on aid

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Tens of thousands of airline workers are bracing for layoffs today because of the pandemic slowdowns American Airlines and United say they'll begin to for a low thirty two thousand employees since lawmakers in the White House failed to agree on a broad pandemic relief package that would include more federal aid for airlines American Airlines flight attendant alley Mehlis's she's still hoping for a breakthrough in negotiations for airline payroll protection stabilizer jobs maintain our health care and and and we don't know what's gonna happen next flight attendants CW a union president Sara Nelson to keep people in this state of worry and uncertainty is just cruel American Airlines is if Washington does come up with a deal in the next several days the company would reverse the furloughs US air travel remains down nearly seventy percent from a year ago because of the new coronavirus Jackie Quinn Washington

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