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Postal Strike Averted #55394

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 28, 1978
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(Studio) Delay and possible prevention of postal strike noted. Federal mediators' persuasion of unions and Postal Service to reopen negotiations reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [Federal mediator Wayne HORVITZ - will appointed person to mediate remaining issues between ptys.] [Letter Carriers Union spokesperson Joseph VACCA - says unions have succeeded in getting management back to bargaining table. Will be in compliance with injunction and will ask all locals to do same.] Plans for mediation and arbitration between ptys. outlined. Postmaster General's earlier refusal to reopen negotiations mentioned.
REPORTER: George Strait

(Studio) Preparations for potential strike by Army, Social Security, and Sears, Roebuck and Company detailed.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Strait, George

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