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Labor / Northwest Airlines / Strike Talks / Bush Policy #195924

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 11, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Negotiations between Northwest Airlines and the mechanics union reported.

(Washington: Jim Sciutto) President Bush's labor policy examined following his moves to block walkouts at any major airlines examined. [BUSH - says he will take steps to prevent airline strikes.] [AFL-CIO president John SWEENEY - accuses the administration of meanness and greediness.] Statement from Bush spokesman Ari Fleischer about creating a "neutrality" towards organized labor quoted. ["The Cook Political Report" Charlie COOK - analyzes what happens when labor backs the losing candidate.]

Jennings, Peter;
Sciutto, Jim

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