Less Fedex For Christmas?

Its pilots may strike if their pay demands aren't met

Is FedEx about to get whacked by the same labor woes that grounded rival United Parcel Service Inc. last year? On Nov. 9, FedEx' pilot union is threatening a work slowdown that could dent the company's ability to deliver its daily load of three million packages. The FedEx Pilots Assn. (FPA) has also asked its 3,500 members for the authority to mount a full-fledged walkout. If approved, the strike would kick off just as the busy holiday season gets under way at Thanksgiving.

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