• Short Summary

    AFTER A RECORD-BREAKING 35-DAY STRIKE, THE JAPANESE SEAMEN'S UNION ORDERED ITS 134,000 MEMBERS TO RETURN TO WORK YESTERDAY (MONDAY).

  • Description

    AFTER A RECORD-BREAKING 35-DAY STRIKE, THE JAPANESE SEAMEN'S UNION ORDERED ITS 134,000 MEMBERS TO RETURN TO WORK YESTERDAY (MONDAY).

    THE MAIN TROUBLED WAS OVER WAGE INCREASE FOR OCEAN-GOING AND COASTAL SEAMAN. THE AGREEMENT REACHED NOW IS VIRTUALLY THE SAME AS A COMPROMISE PLAN EARLIER TURNED DOWN BY BOTH SIDES.

    A TOTAL OF SOME 1800 SHIPS WERE AFFECTED IN 47 PORTS AT ONE TIME OR ANOTHER DURING THE STRIKE. SHIPOWNERS ESTIMATED THEIR LOSSES AT ABOUT GBP30 MILLION (ABOUT $84 MILLION). THIS INCLUDES SOME GBP12 1/2 MILLION (ABOUT $35 1/4 MILLION) PAID TO FOREIGN OWNERS IN CHARTER FEES FOR THE IDLE VESSELS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB1L0KTO8BNHALF2FZR4VU0PKS
    Media URN:
    VLVAB1L0KTO8BNHALF2FZR4VU0PKS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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