United Airlines plans to cut more than 3,400 management jobs. Chicago could be especially hard-hit.

CHICAGO — United Airlines plans to eliminate more than 3,400 management and administrative positions Oct. 1 as the airline reels from the coronavirus pandemic that has brought air travel to an almost standstill.Chicago, United’s hometown, could be especially hard-hit.“We have to acknowledge that there will be serious consequences to our company if we don’t continue to take strong and decisive action, which includes making decisions that none of us ever wanted or expected to make,” Kate Gebo, the airline’s executive vice president of human resources and labor relations, said in a memo to employ…

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