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Pay Board-Labor #19850

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 22, 1972
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(Studio) AFL-CIO members quit Pay Bd.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Pay Bd. cutback in West Coast dockworkers' contract prompts meeting of AFL-CIO leaders UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) and Teamsters officials observe. [AFL-CIO President, George MEANY - says Pay Edward is unfair to labor and announces resignation of AFL-CIO members from board] [Pay Edward Chairperson, Judge George BOLDT - says public members of board have not been influenced by admin, as charged by Meany.] [White House Press Secretary Ronald ZEIGLER - says President Nixon will not let a few labor leaders sabotage fight against inflation.]
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson

(Studio) Teamster's President Frank Fitzsimmons says he will stay on Pay Edward UAW officials will meet to decide whether 5th labor member on board, Leonard Woodcock, will stay or go. West Coast longshoremen's President Harry Bridges to back AFL-CIO stand without reservation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Smith, Howard K.;
Tomlinson, Frank
Duration:
00:02:30

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