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United Airlines Working to Eliminate Pension Plans

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United Airlines Working to Eliminate Pension Plans

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United Airlines Working to Eliminate Pension Plans

United Airlines Working to Eliminate Pension Plans

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United Airlines is in federal bankruptcy court, locked in a battle with some of its unions over pensions. The airline hopes to void existing employee contracts and get rid of its traditional employee pension plans. NPR Cheryl Corley reports.