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Delta, Pilots Find Common Ground on Contract

Delta Air Lines and its pilots' union have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract, according to a federal mediator. No details of the deal have been announced, but the company was seeking significant cuts in pay and benefits to reduce its cost. Delta had asked a federal bankruptcy judge to void its pilots contract. The union had threatened to strike if the contract was nullified. Delta pilots will vote on the tentative deal.

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Jack Speer
Jack Speer is a newscaster at NPR in Washington, DC. In this role he reports, writes, edits, and produces live hourly updates which air during NPR programming.