• Short Summary

    THE WAGE AND PRICE INCREASE FREEZE CAUGHT WORKERS OF THE SMALL LATROBE STEEL COMPANY RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF NEGOTIATIONS FOR A NEW CONTRACT.

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    STEEL PLANT, WORKERS LEAVING AT END OF SHIFT, COMPANY PRESIDENT SAYING HE HAPPY ABOUT BAN WHICH PUTS THEM ON THE OFFENSIVE FOR A CHANGE VARIOUS SHOTS WORKERS SHAPING STEEL TENDING FURNACES ETC, THEN UNION OFFICIAL SAYING WHILE HE NOT SURE ABOUT LEGAL PROBLEMS HE FEELS THEY HAVE NO ALTERNATIVE BUT TO GO OUT.




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    REPORTER: LOU DAVIS

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    Background: THE WAGE AND PRICE INCREASE FREEZE CAUGHT WORKERS OF THE SMALL LATROBE STEEL COMPANY RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF NEGOTIATIONS FOR A NEW CONTRACT. COMPANY OFFICIALS ACTING UNDER THE BAN AGAINST ANY WAGE INCREASE FOR THE DURATION OF THE 90 DAY FREEZE ENDED NEGOTIATIONS... AND THE WORKERS INSIST THAT THEY MUST GET EXACTLY WHAT WAS NEGOTIATED FOR THE LARGER STEEL PLANT WORKERS SOMETIME BEFORE THE BAN. THEY THEIR UNION OFFICERS SAY THEY WILL STRIKE REGARDLESS OF THE GOVERNMENT REQUEST NOT TO WALKOUT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9RMNCO2QGI3912ZRC6EZB1VE3
    Media URN:
    VLVA9RMNCO2QGI3912ZRC6EZB1VE3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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