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Order prevents mechanics at NWA from engaging in any actions that disrupt

 
Old Feb 5, 01, 9:11 am
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A long-simmering labor dispute between Northwest Airlines and its aircraft mechanics may be about to come to a boil.

Union leaders and an industry analyst predicted Friday that the National Mediation Board will declare an impasse in contract talks any day. That would start a 30-day countdown to a possible strike.
http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/krdetro..._strike_1.html
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Old Feb 6, 01, 2:28 pm
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A strike could come as early as next month, and Northwest contacted the White House last week about that possibility.
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/nati...s-Strikes.html

AND: The union representing Northwest's mechanics, the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Organization, said in a telephone recording that it had learned that the White House was considering appointing an emergency board. It said White House intervention now would be ``premature, unjustified and unprecedented'' and it was still hoping for a negotiated settlement.
http://biz.yahoo.com/rf/010206/n06179864_5.html

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Old Feb 9, 01, 8:51 pm
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The National Mediation Board released Northwest Airlines and its mechanics union from negotiations Friday, meaning that without a contract, mechanics could legally strike as early as midnight on March 12.
http://biz.yahoo.com/apf/010209/northwest_.html


Today, the National Mediation Board (NMB) released Northwest Airlines (Nasdaq: NWAC - news) and the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) from mediated negotiations after AMFA rejected the proffer of binding arbitration to resolve the open issues in a new collective bargaining agreement between the two parties. In making its announcement, the NMB also concluded that the statutory requirements under the Railway Labor Act for the appointment of a Presidential Emergency Board had been met in the Northwest-AMFA matter and encouraged the President to consider the appointment of an emergency board. In response to these actions, Doug Steenland, Northwest executive vice president and chief corporate officer, issued the following statement:
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/010209/mn_northwe_3.html
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