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Business News Archive - August 29, 2007

Northwest Airlines (NYSE:NWA) joined the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers' (IAM) National Pension Plan by making its first employer contribution, $3,314,623, on behalf of the airline's IAM-represented employees.

Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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