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Byline: Tom Ramstack
Mar. 13--Unionized mechanics from Northwest Airlines and other carriers picketed in front of the White House yesterday to protest President Bush's no-strike order against the Northwest workers.
Mr. Bush issued an executive order Friday prohibiting the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association from striking Northwest for 60 days. The union was prepared to strike at 12:01 a.m. yesterday.
Yesterday, some of the more than 30 union members in front of the White House said travelers could suffer flight delays or safety risks from "stressed out" or angry airline mechanics. They also said Mr. Bush is creating negative sentiment with labor groups that could influence upcoming contract negotiations with other airlines.
"It's an issue for all …