Northwest Airlines will have to continue to negotiate with its mechanics and related workers after the National Mediation Board rejected the carrier's request to declare the talks at an impasse. The two sides have been negotiating since October and a mediator became involved in February. Northwest sent a request to NMB in late May asking the board to declare the talks at an impasse. The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Assn. responded with its own letter asking NMB to let the talks continue. ...

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