American Airlines Tulsa Layoffs at 370

Oct 6, 2012

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Officials from American Airlines and the Transport Workers Union say the company is to lay off nearly 370 workers from its facilities in Tulsa.

The layoffs announced Friday are to be complete by February.

Officials say the fleet services workers will be laid off in November and December. The mechanics are to be laid off between December and February.

The airline announced the layoffs a day after saying that 709 mechanics, plant maintenance and logistics specialists in Tulsa elected to take an early-retirement option.

American's Tulsa facility has 7,000 employees.