US Dept. of Justice yesterday waded into the dispute between Northwest Airlines and its flight attendants, arguing in a Statement of Interest filed with the US District Court for the Southern District of New York that the Assn. of Flight Attendants-CWA does not have the right to strike because the parties still are bound by the Railway Labor Act. Last week, the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York overseeing the carrier's reorganization denied NWA's request to enjoin the ...

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