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Coal Strike Developments #257065

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 26, 1978
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(Studio) Possibility of coal mine construction workers picketing mines and keeping miners off job reported Film shown. Miners have new contract but construction workers don't; continuing negotiations in Washington, DC noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Cannelton, West Virginia) Preparations in mine fields for miners' return to job described; inspection of mine by UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) member John Shuff and Cannelton Coal Company foreman Carroll Hicks mentioned. [HICKS - says some timber will be replaced.] Miners' concern with regard to possible picketing by construction workers cited; retired miners' decision not to picket over dissatisfaction with pension plan in new contract stated. [Retired Miners Association president Dewey CANTLEY - cites reasons retired miners made decision.] Contd. dissatisfaction of miners with contract described.

Dean, Morton;
Rabel, Ed

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