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January 09, 1979 - Image 5

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The Michigan Daily, 1979-01-09

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The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, January 9, 1979-Page 5,
'oil workers
stall strike
reject 21
DENVER (AP) - Oil workestruck
one refinery yesterday and hjored a
strike at a second one as theileaders
rejected offers from 21 comAnies in
the first major union test of resident
Carter's wage-price guideline
Contracts covering 60,000 nembers
of the Denver-based Oil, Chical and
Atomic Workers Internatial Union
expired at midnight Sund but the
union delayed calling a stre while it
gave further study to a prosal from
EVEN THOUGH workei were told
by the union to report to ork yester-'t i
day, a Gulf Oil refinery inort Arthur,
Texas, with about 3,000 un workers,
was disrupted by oil woers pickets.
Oil workers also were horing a picket
line set up by other unio at an ARCO
plant in Port Arthur. T2 ARCO plant er
rom1 ear toear
A.F. Grospiron, uniojresident, said
the strike in Port Arthur was
unauthorized but was nther illegal nor
a wildcat strike sincee contract had W hat other stores comn onents in our storeConsider
expired, ote stoessiidstre what you can
The Amoco proposcis a two-year of- o l e h 1lf
fer reportedly callingrr a 73 cents-per- promise, W e also offer you a 60- buy at Tech Hifi for just
hour increase in thiirst year and a $
wage reopener clauthe second year. guarantees. In writing. day defective exchange $359 (shown below). It's a
Amoco is a comply trademark of d yceetv
Standard Oil Co. currently Our 7-day moneyback guarantee, 30-day price complete system featuring
averaging $8.82 arhour,, the 73 cent th to -ae Harman-
hike amounts to alut an 8.3 per cent guarantee says that you protection, 1-year loud-
increase.arevlutr can return whatever you speaker trial, and extended Kardon 330C receiver,
fringe benefit gu~lines allow for a rir p a e ni e ev r
seven per cent incase over the life of buy from us and get your warranties.
acontract..ha d o eG rad73x
However, if thenion agreed to hold a t m tctrtbe wt
itsH wae ice the secon year to QQ g g -automatic turntable (with
it aeinrae tescndya omoney back, if our compo- In addition to our guar-Pikrn catdg)ad
less than six per at, it would bring the en don't s u as good - -
contract into appliance with the as
guidelines.ds antees, Tech Hifi gives you t "best-buy" E
The union's imember bargaining in your home as you hoped the EPI 70
policy committ met for about 20 another reason to smile.
minutes yesterly, then adjourned. ihey would loudspeakers.
Grospiron said would meet later for theyrwo ld.eOu
further discuion of the Amoco The fantastic sound of
proposal. Our 3-month exchange Th f
THE UNIO traditionally has
negotiated a"ndel"contract with one guarantee lets you live with these quality components
,of the major oilompanies, then sought lets liv
similar terms'ith other companies. equipment r three will put a g n on our face.
More than 4oontracts with 100 dif- yo~ur eq im n or pute grin your
ferent compans are to be negotiated. e . . A
Grospiron sd the possibility of a eniire months. And f you re Our guarantees will
nationwide wkout remained "very i
real," and sa the bargaining policy not 100 o pleased, we 11 keep it there.
committee yterday rejected all oil
company offs that proposed a two- give you 100 credit
year agreennt and percentage in- harman kardon
creases in eat year of the agreement. towards any
He identifil the rejected offers as other
coming fron Exxon, Union, Texaco, PICKERING
Sohio, Mobi'Gulf, Conoco, Chevron, *
Ashland, Clrter, Quaker State, Jef- -F
ferson Chenal, Tosaco, Cenex, Total
Leonard, DNa, Getty, BP, and ARCO.
Offers fromiusky and Coch which dif-
fered slight from the others also were *
rejected, haid.
Grospiro said most of the rejected - -
proposals cered a seven per cent wage
increase iraoth years of two-year cib-
tracts, or qht per cent in the first year
and six pr cent in the second - a: r.< :"..°?"
proposal tat would have met Carter's


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