SEATTLE — Negotiations to end a 45-day machinists union strike against the Boeing Co. will resume Thursday with a federal mediator in Washington, D.C. Arthur Rosenfeld, director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, told both sides “that he wants the parties to reconvene negotiations under the auspices of the FMCS,” according to an agency statement Monday. The announcement came one week after two days of bargaining, the first since the strike began Sept. 6, ended in failure.
What is up with these superdelegates?Okay, I admit it, I’m a political junkie. I can watch CNN all day long during election season and never get bored of the pontifica-bloviations of the punditry. If political analysis were junk food I’d be obese and oblivious to the proven negative health effects of my addiction. While I’m certain none of us have failed to notice that this… ... more