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Inside Story (New York City Transit Strike / Pensions) #814437

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 21, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The threat of jail for union leaders who called the New York City transit strike noted.

(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) The threat of pension cuts for American workers examined in light of the transit strike, which is largely over pensions, examined; scenes shown of people walking to work, traffic jams, picket lines. [New YORKER – criticizes the strikers.] [Bus operator Douglas WIESS†- states the workers’ case.] [Manhattan Institute Nicole GELINAS†- comments on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s pension proposal.] [Labor Research Assn. Greg TARPINIAN†- says workers should look at the transit workers as fighting to defend pension plans.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Alfonsi, Sharyn

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