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Southwest to recall flight attendants before summer season

12 days ago   |   By Chron

DALLAS - Southwest Airlines said Thursday it plans to recall more than 2,700 flight attendants who took leaves of absence last year, the latest sign that the travel industry believes it is recovering from the pandemic.
Southwest plans for the recalls to take effect June 1, an airline spokesman said. The move covers all flight attendants who went on leave as the company tried to reduce the number of people on the payroll.
Last week, the airline said it will recall 209 pilots from leave in time for the summer schedule.
Southwest and other airlines offered voluntary leave, buyouts and early...
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The US economy is set to fully recover to pre-COVID levels this quarter - a feat that took more than 3 years after the last financial crisis

The US economy is set to fully recover to pre-COVID levels this quarter - a feat that took more than 3 years after the last financial crisis

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Real gross domestic product for the US economy is set to return to pre-coronavirus levels this quarter, economists say.
It's a feat took more than 3 years after the last financial crisis, Commerzbank analysts said.
The IMF has said the scarring from COVID will be far less than after 2008 in advanced economies.
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Real gross domestic product for the US economy is likely to retake its pre-coronavirus levels this quarter, economists predict.
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6 million people applied for unemployment a year ago. They're still near pre-pandemic highs

12 days ago   |   By CNBC

The Covid pandemic pushed workers to apply for unemployment benefits at unprecedented levels in early April 2020. Claims remain high by historical standards.
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