NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 02, 1981
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(Studio) Possibility of air traffic controller strike said renewed as executive bd. of PATCO recommends contract rejection.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Chicago, Illinois) Union meeting reported [MEMBERS - criticize contract.] Robert Poli quoted admitting PATCO caved in to government due to insufficient strike strength. [PATCO ofr. Robert MEYER - says board recommends contract rejection.] [MEMBERS - yell "Strike."] Details of objections given, incl. government's $2000 [sic] salary increase Scenes of Secretary Trans. Drew Lewis last week shown. Lewis said standing firm on offers. Strike possibility considered.
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil
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