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Coal Strike / West Virginia Companies #249664

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 28, 1977
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(Studio) Contd. talks between coal industry and UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) representatives in Washington, DC with regard to imminent coal strike noted. Efforts of 3 West Virginia coal companies to negotiate own separate contract with UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Logan Cnty., West Virginia) Separate negotiations between 3 independent coal companies in Logan Cnty., West Virginia, and UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) detailed; companies aren't members of Bituminous Coal Operators Association Union's statement with regard to agreement here helping move toward ntl. one cited, as well as feeling of Logan Cnty. miners that they'll be kept off job, contract or not, by national strike participants. [John SHRIBER - believes they'll still be affected by strike.] [Sherman SMITH - would rather not see strike, with Christmas coming up.] Little probability of stopping national strike stated.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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