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Health Care / GE Strike #719586

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 14, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Betsy Stark) The start of a two-day Strike by General Electric workers in protest against rising health care costs featured; costs statistics cited. [Two PICKETERS - accuse executives of high compensation.] [GE public information officer Gary SHEFFER†- says it is the reality of the marketplace.] [GE chemical technician David SMITH†- says the number crunchers need to understand their impact.] [IUE-CWA union president Edward FIRE†- says we are carrying the flag for all workers in America.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The death of a woman struck by a police car outside the Louisville, Kentucky, plant noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Betsy

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