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UAW Negotiations #246972

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 18, 1976
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(Studio) UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) begins talks Monday with regard to new contract. Ind. spokesperson say Ford Motor Company will be chosen to offer pattern-setting agreement. Chrysler was `73 target, General Motors Corporation was `70 target.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Detroit, Michigan) UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) and auto industry have been recovering from slumped car sales and layoffs for year [MAN - says job security is most important issue.] [2nd MAN - says all those laid off not called back.] [3rd MAN - says something should be done about job cutbacks.] 30,000 UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) mbrs. still laid off. Union proposals noted. [UAW Vice President Ken BANNON - says won't allow Ford Motor Company to put UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) out of business] Demands include job security, improved working conditions, improved health and retirement plans and increase in supplemental employment benefits. Both sides optimistic for settlement before September 14 deadline.
REPORTER: Jackie Casselberry

Casselberry, Jackie;
Schieffer, Bob

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