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Auto Workers Strike / Pennsylvania VW Plant #496201

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 13, 1978
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(Studio) Wildcat strike by auto workers at New Stanton, Pennsylvania, Volkswagen plant, for salaries equal to those received by General Motors Corporation employees, reported Situation this creates for UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) in trying to get other foreign auto makers to build US plants noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(New Stanton, Pennsylvania) Details about strike given. [Sheriff's DEPUTY - outlines court order for pickets.] Opposition to strike until today by local negotiators noted; international union's opposition to strike stated. [Union negotiator Bob PLISKO - says local negotiators no longer wanted to be in middle.] Workers' views that foreign companies must come up with acceptable contracts if they build plants in United States reported [Auto worker Ed PEARCE - says foreign companies know there are unions in United States and says companies will have to pay union wage.]

Brinkley, David;
Scott, Jim

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