"I made it plain from the beginning: You don't reward illegal strikes."
The win was somewhat controversial due to an illegal strike to the back of Miller's head.
Under labor law, the judge may not be permitted to issue an order blocking what the leagues would consider an illegal strike.
The new measures would also remove a dismissed worker's right to appeal to the court in the case of an illegal strike, he said.
"It's an illegal strike, no question," one person with long union experience said.
Transit workers last walked out in 1980, in an illegal 11-day strike.
If workers are happy with their wages, why do so many risk their lives by going on illegal strikes?
Other oil companies hit by illegal strikes said their employees had not gone back to work.
But, he said, "We expect our teachers to stop this illegal strike and go back to teaching our children."
But now the umpires are calling what amounts to an illegal strike.