Northwest mechanics, who claim they have not had any official word on whether President George W. Bush will invoke a Presidential Emergency Board if they walk of the job March 12, voted during the weekend to strike. The union has said it has no intention to back away from a job action after the 30-day cooling off period ends March 12 because of its failure to win a tentative agreement after two and a half years of bargaining. Voting among the 10,000 members of Local 33 began ...


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