ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 17, 1977
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(Studio) Econ. is being affected by dock and aerospace industry strikes. Some work has been resumed by longshoremen in New Orleans.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(No location given) International Longshoremen's Assn. is striking against containerized cargo ships, on issue of financial protection against losing jobs; union leaders have persuaded New Orleans workers to go back to work on noncontainerized cargo vessels. Strike is on from Maine to Texas. Econ. impact of strike noted; so far, government doesn't think it bad enough to ask court to order workers back.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow
(Los Angeles, California) Report on strikes on Lockheed and Boeing. Workers at Lockheed in Burbank and 2 other California towns have been striking 8 days; now Marietta, Georgia, plant has joined in. Prod. is slowed but not stopped at Lockheed; refurbished plane was delivered to Cathay Pacific Airways Limited from plant in Palmdale, California, on Friday In Seattle, WA, Boeing workers have been on strike for II days. Issues in strike noted.
REPORTER: Tom Schell
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