By Bria Brown

(CBS DETROIT) – Southwest airlines is cutting pay for some workers to avoid layoffs.

The airline says it will cut pay by 10 percent for non-union workers.

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CEO Gary Kelly is also giving up his base salary through 2021.

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Southwest is asking unions to agree to pay cuts in order to avoid more furloughs.

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