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Coal Strike Developments #52732

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 22, 1978
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(Studio) planned resumption of coal strike talks, at request of Labor Secretary Ray Marshall, reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Coal operators' suggestion that negotiations be subjected to binding arbitration by nongovernment arbiter and miners' rejection of it stated. [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president MILLER - says all UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) ever got from operators is arbitration, and they know what that means.] Demonstrations by miners outside Labor Department described. [MINER - says contract is same they've had.] [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) bargaining council member Paul BICHKO - assumes that if government takes over mines, that miners will get better contract and could negotiate with operators.]
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

Gibson, Charles;
Reynolds, Frank

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