Delta CEO Admits Flyer in Campaign Against Union Was ‘Poorly Crafted’

May 23, 2019
The International Association of Machinists union (IAM) has been seeking to organize Delta flight attendants and baggage handlers and is criticized in Delta flyers.

Delta CEO Ed Bastian wrote a letter to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders this week acknowledging that a flyer in a campaign against a union was ‘poorly crafted’ -- but he also defended the company’s treatment of employees.

Bastian wrote in the letter to Sanders that a flyer suggesting employees spend their money on a video game system instead of on union dues was posted in break rooms, but was a year old and removed after a week.

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