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Page 8--Friday, July 20, 1979-The Michigan Daily
UAW workers ?rotest Dodge Main closing
recessed contract ta a for more than they had a double complaint - the an- Chrysler also is being ruled out by the
DETROIT (UPI) - Hundreds of an hour to participate in the demon- nouncement earlier this year that the union as a strike target this year.
workers protesting a plant closing stration. Hamtramck assembly plant will close, Fraser told the demonstrators the
swelled into the street in front of A dozen miles away at Ford Motor coupled with Chrysler's layoff of 4,200 UAW was formed, "we organized for
Chrysler Corp. headquarters yesterday Co. headquarters, other UAW officials hourly workers Wednesday, 1,000 of dignity and security. And here we are
in a second display of union militancy in sat across the main bargaining table them at Dodge Main. 40 years later still involved in the fight
four days of auto contract talks. from Ford negotiators and routinely John Smith, president of UAW Local 3 for security, and we're going to carry
They gathered to back a United Auto presented a long list of non-economic at Dodge Main, said the boisterous but that fight through in 1979."
Workers (UAW) Union national demands. orderly protest was formed to back up
bargaining demand that Chrysler Union officials planned to resume the bargaining demand to "save Dodge CHRYSLER OFFICIALS say that,
reconsider its decision to close the bargaining today at General Motors Main." under normal attrition rates, all Dodge
"Dodge Main" assembly plant next Corp. (GM), where talks were broken "If they don't ... at least we tried," Main workers could be placed in other
year in the Detroit enclave of Ham- off Monday after a demonstration by he said. "We have hope. That's why Detroit-area plants within a year of its
tramck. several thousand workers and angry we're out here today because we have closing.
"We need to fight to keep Dodge Main UAW complaints of management inter- hope." The crowd shouted its belief that their
open ... or we're going to shut all of ference in a crucial union election UAW PRESIDENT Douglas Fraser jobs would be lost.
Chrysler down," a loudspeaker blared yesterday at a GM plant in Oklahoma Wednesday asked the federal gover- Fraser described the plant closing as
as union officials led the chanting City. nment to rescue the firm with direct in- "anti-social," while U.S. Rep. John
crowd up and down the street. CONTRACTS expire Sept. 14 for vestments of tax dollars and also said Conyers (D-Detroit) told the crowd he
THEY WERE joined by members of 750,000 U.S. auto workers, the union would seek direct input in top would push for federal legislation to
the UAW's bargaining team, who The demonstrators at Chrysler felt management decisions. prevent industrial plant"runaways."
Regents hike tuition rate; additonal fees assessed
(Continued from Pageei) Smith told the Board that two of those Mott Children's Hospital, Women's specific mention of special problems
levels of state higher education fun- specifications "cause us concern." One Hospital, and the Old Outpatient with the appointments of women, said
ding. The University was granted $146 of the two conditions calls for the Building. there are several difficulties in adding
million for the 1979-80 fiscal year, which University to keep a $200 million spen- The second stipulation noted by them to such committees. He men-
amounts to a $12.4 million boost over ding limit on the patient-care portion of Smith calls for specifying in the tioned, for example, that the percen-
last year. the hospital. Under the original plan, hospital plans the parts of the new tage of women on committees is higher
IN OTHER action, Smith gave the administrators had earmarked more hospital to be used for patient care and than that of women in the Assembly.
Board a summary of recent develop- than $230 million for this aspect. those to be used for educational pur- Vice-President for Student Services
ments concerning the Hospital "THAT WOULD give us a very dif- poses. Henry Johnson also reported on the
Replacement Project. ficult problem in completing the ACCORDING TO Doug Sarbach, the search for a student for the same
Smith said Dr. Maurice Reizen, the project," Smith told the six Regents. He director of Hospital Research, Plan- Board. Johnson, in explaining the
director for the Michigan Department said he was "very much in doubt" that ning, and Development, the University procedure, reported that only four
of Public Health, has submitted a list of the project would be finished with such Hospital space labelled as educational students, all male, had sent in their ap-
seven conditions to regional health a ceiling. would not earn reimbursements from plications to the Michigan Student
planners calling for modifications in After the meeting Smith specified many third parties, such as Blue Cross Assembly for the post. Following the
the present plans for the project, which that cutting the spending on patient- and Blue Shield of Michigan. report, a student was voted onto the
currently sports a bill of more than care portion of the project would force The Board also passed three faculty board.
$250 million. postponement of the renovations of appointments to the Board in Control of THE BOARD also was notified of a
Intercollegiate Athletics after hearing request from the Board in Control for
a report on the selection process from Student Publications to allow the
Richard Corpron, chairman of the Michigan Daily to sue the Central In-
Senate Advisory Committee on Univer- telligence Agency (CIA) under the
sity Affairs. Corpron, in making Freedom of Information Act
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