Bernie Sanders’s Feud with Delta Over Employee Wages Gets Testy

flyertalk.com - 05-23

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Delta CEO Ed Bastian took the rare step of rebuking a sitting U.S. Senator after Bernie Sanders signed a letter accusing the legacy carrier of giving executives multimillion-dollar paydays while rank-and-file employees earn as little as $9 an hour and are sometimes forced to “live paycheck to paycheck.” Bastian referred to the accusations as “misperceptions” in his fiery response.