Business News Archive - August 29, 2007
Northwest Airlines Joins IAM National Pension Plan and Completes Initial Post-Restructuring Contributions to Employees' Retirement Savings
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
- Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
- To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.