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Wage-Price Freeze #459532

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 25, 1971
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(Studio) Painters union threatens to challenge wage freeze; UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) President Leonard Woodcock meets with AFL-CIO President George Meany.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [WOODCOCK - says UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) will cooperate during 90 day freeze; aerospace ind. negotiations will be paced to length of freeze; UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) and AFL-CIO positions same.] Both Woodcock and Meany want raises for mbrs.; Meany not cooperating, Woodcock cooperating to achieve same goal.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Cost of Living Council says teachers on 12 mos. contracts can receive raises if contracts negotiated before August 15th; council rules against Los Angeles department of water and power rate increases
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) 280 power company workers to be laid off construction projects this week; 220 next week; 1,500 to be laid off as result of freeze. [Unidentified WORKER - says disgusted by situation; tells of difficulty finding carpentry work.] Power company suffered $15 million loss from earthquake 6 mos. ago.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.;
Snyder, Tom
Duration:
00:04:10

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