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Strike Settlements / P. O. / Patco / Teamsters #10018

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 02, 1970
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(Studio) P. O., air controllers 1st to strike against government; strikes seem resolved.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Postmaster General Winton Blount announces 6% pay raise retroactive to December 27 for all federal employees, additional increase for P. O. workers upon reorg. [BLOUNT - reports 8% post office pay raise when legislature becomes law, new wage scale.] [AFL-CIO President Ceo. MEANY - says collective bargaining now incls. government]
REPORTER: Christine Huneke

(Studio) Govt., air controller leaders meet.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Pro. Airtraffic Control Org. Attorney F. Lee Bailey and Judge George Hart discuss strike settlement; reach agreement to be announced within 24 hrs.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) Teamsters, truckers tentatively agree on 3 year contract.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Geer, Stephen;
Huneke, Christine;
Smith, Howard K.

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