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Teacher Strike / Michigan #33567

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 05, 1974
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(Studio) 100,000s students unable to start school due to teacher strikes. Schools closed 33 communities.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Wayne, Michigan) Strike focuses on money. [Supt. schools Dr. Timothy DYER - says school board has offered fair and equitable package to them.] 1100 teachers demand 10% pay raise in 1st year or 7% increases plus cost of living allowances. Teacher, Tom McKay, and wife say living costs incrd. $150 month during last year for family of 4. With school board offer, Tom to make $13,200. [McKAY - says other inds. have cost of living allowance that teachers need.] [DYER - says school board can't correct inflationary spiral. All have to live with it.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Miller, Ron;
Smith, Howard K.

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