North Carolina Newspapers

    Volume 1 Numbers
February 13, 1989
About 2,400 Winston-Salem employees
met with Chairman and President
Ed Coiodny during his visit to Piedmont’s
headquarters city.
page 2
Piedmont has signed for two more
B767-200ERS, and is currently
negotiating for a third, all for
delivery in 1990.
Page 3
The consolidation of customer
service manager positions across
the system has been finalized.
Pages 6-7
“The annual forum for discussion
and expression” — a glance at
USAir’s 1989 marketing con
ference held in Orlando last
Merger concerns, USAir’s future
addressed during 10-station tour
A series of merger-update meetings held with Chairman and President
Ed Coiodny, as well as other senior Piedmont and USAir officers, at 10
major Piedmont stations will conclude February 14 in Norfolk.
Already, reactions from Piedmont
employees indicate that the meetings
were constructive, informative, and
well received by the thousands of em
ployees who attended the 45 meetings
Coiodny conducted meetings at
Charlotte, BWI, Dayton, and Winston-
Salem. As many as four meetings a
day, starting January 30 in Winston-
Salem, were conducted for the various
employee groups at each of the 10
stations visited. At INT, some 2,300
headquarters-city employees attended
the four sessions.
The meetings were held to address
the unique concerns Piedmont
employees have about the merger and
provide insight into the direction the
combined company will go following
integration on August 5,1989. How
ever, most employees agreed that the
highlight of the meetings was the
question-and-answer period that
followed the general remarks.
“He had the answers for most ques
tions and didn’t side-step,” said Wayne
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