No. 82-1716. Summary Calendar.

709 F.2d 375 (1983)

Lilly R. VELA and Lucretia Jackson, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. WESTERN ELECTRIC COMPANY, Dallas Works, and Communications Workers of America, Local 12260, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

July 11, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Frank P. Hernandez, Dallas, Tex., for plaintiffs-appellants.

Stephen F. Fink, Dallas, Tex., for Western Elec.

Before RUBIN, JOHNSON and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


The district court entered a judgment of dismissal in this case as a sanction for the plaintiffs' repeated failure to comply with discovery orders. The plaintiffs sought reconsideration of the dismissal and the district judge, treating the request as a motion for relief from judgment, denied it. The plaintiffs now seek our intervention. We decline to reverse the district judge's exercise of discretion.

Because the plaintiffs did not appeal the...

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