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Strikes / Wisconsin / New York #24020

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 09, 1973
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(Studio) In Milwaukee, Wisconsin civilian volunteers stand in for firemen. Firemen stage slowdown in search for higher wages. In NYC, nonmedical workers continue striking at hospitals. Cost of Living Council refuses pay increase for workers.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) Hospitals insist pay increase unavailable; workers charge living costs eat up small income. At Mt. Sinai Hospital, volunteers take over jobs normally carried out by nonmedical workers. [Mrs. Ernestine PERSHA - describes own efforts to keep husband comfortable in hospital without nonmedical workers.]
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Jackson, Gregory;
Reasoner, Harry

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