American Airlines Cancels Furloughs For 13K Workers

Yahoo News reports:

American Airlines is “happily” canceling over 10,000 furloughs as Congress’ new COVID-19 relief bill heads to President Biden’s desk.

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker and President Robert Isom told employees on Wednesday that after Congress passed the new $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that includes more funding for the Payroll Support Program, it will be canceling 13,000 furloughs.

“For our 13,000 colleagues who received Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) notices last month, those are happily canceled – you can tear them up!” the company said.

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