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United to Ask Court to Void Labor Contracts

Barring a last-minute deal, United Airlines is expected to ask a bankruptcy court judge in Chicago to begin the process of terminating labor contracts with its unions. The move could save the airline more than $1 billion. NPR'S David Schaper reports.

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David Schaper is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, based in Chicago, primarily covering transportation and infrastructure, as well as breaking news in Chicago and the Midwest.