The department said that since March, United Airlines had reduced its workforce by 32 percent, or 29,243 employees, while Delta Air Lines eliminated 32 percent of its jobs, affecting 28,751 employees.
In October, American Airlines and United Airlines said they were furloughing more than 32,000 workers after the prior $25 billion payroll assistance program expired on Sept. 30.
The U.S. airline industry is still losing billions of dollars a month as travel demand remains down more than 60 percent.
400 lawmakers join ‘Make Amazon Pay’
More than 400 lawmakers from 34 countries signed a letter to Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos backing a campaign that claims the tech giant has “dodged and dismissed . . . debts to workers, societies and the planet,” organizers said.
The “Make Amazon Pay” campaign was launched on Nov. 27 — the annual Black Friday shopping bonanza — by a…