Sunday, November 25, 2007

Airline Employees Get Sick After Company-Provided Thanksgiving Dinner

It reads like a script from the popular 1950s sitcom I Love Lucy. Can’t you just hear Ricky Ricardo yelling “Lucy, you've got some 'splainin' to do!”

Apparently, United Airlines offered a free turkey dinner to 3,000 workers at O’Hare airport as a reconciliatory gesture from the company to its employees. United Airlines has been the target of employee criticism the past few years because it awarded large pay increases and bonuses to top managers while the rank and file employees took pay cuts to help keep the company afloat.

The meals were prepared and provided by a catering service. Hopefully it’s not the same service that provides United with the in-flight meals!


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