Saturday, July 3, 1971 THE MICHIGAN DAILY
By The Associated Press I
Demanding more money, long- tinu
shoremen halted most cargo san
handling yesterday in West Coast thir
ports and copper miners forced I
a shutdown in operations of all Can
major U.S producers. der
The nation's new Postal Serv- me
ice was served notice that it too day
may be struck. Workers in New stri
York City locals object to the go,
loss of work rights due to the wer
change-over to a semi-private agr
mail corporation. N
n Detroit, the garbage con- before the midnight Wednesday
ed to pile up as the strike of end of a five year contract be-
itation workers entered its tween employers and the Inter-
'd day. national Longshoremen's and
n the 24 U.S. ports from the Warehousemen's Union. Team-
adian to the Mexican bor- sters Union workers honored the
s, most of the 15,000 longshore- picket line.
n were idled- for the second The longshoremen want a two
by the first cioastwide dock year contract, a guaranteed 40-
ke in 23 years. Military car- hour week and a $50 a month
mail and passc'cger baggage pension for workers with 25
e being handled 'y 'autual years' service at age 62. Now
eement. earning $4.28 an hour, they de-
legotiations broke off shortly mand an 85 cents raise the first
year and 75 cents the second.
The employer's offer has not
meet over been disclosed.
Prior to the strike, shipments
* * j had been stepped up and perish-
lion strik e able cargo unloaded so few ef-
fects were expected immediately.
attendants at the principal The copper strike also was in
offices. its second day and affected 35,-
000 workers, mainly in Utah, Ari-
on -eeconomic issues have zona, New Mexico, Montana and
a settled hut the two sides Nevada where most copper opec-
reportedly still far apart on ations are located.
ney. The major producers-Anaconda
:eanwhile, garbage continues Co., Phelps Dodge Corp., Kenne-
ile up at a rate of 4,500 tons cott Copper Corp., and American
ay. The city is already more Smelting and Refining Co.-
n two weeks behind in gar- banked smelting fires and closed
e pickups because of three- down virtually all operations.
thlong slo do oical arbai Workers were demanding $1.07
rsday. more over three years, including
a 25 cent increase for cost of liv-
a comhat some of the proh- ing, plus more if the cost of liv-
s resulting from the strike, ing exceeds 25 cents in two years.
yor Gribbs said he would ask They now earn $3.81 to $4.38 an
nmon Council to lift a ban hour
Ipen burning so tcat rJoseph P. Molony, a vice presi-
d humn waste paper, said the firm put a 30-cent ceil-
ribbs said he has union dent of the United Steelworkers
eements to permit emergen- Union, said the copper industry
cork at critical locations, ,uch workers seek a contract equal to
the city's hospitals, nursing that won by the aluminum in-
ies and dog pounds. dustry workers,
* DETROIT (P) - Detroit's sani-
tation workers, joined by over
150 other city employes,
continued to strike yesterday
while negotiators for all 43 city-
employe unions met with city of-
ficials in an attempt to keep the
strike from spreading to 24,000,
other municipal workers.
Mayor Roman Gribbs directed
the city's lawyers to begin pre-
paring legal action against the
garbage men's union and plead-
ed with Detroiters to "keep their
own special areas clean . . ."
The city health commissioner,
Dr. William Clexton, said he has
set up a team to keep watch on
the rising piles of uncollected
garbage and determine when the
situation begins to jeopardize
The 1,400 sanitation workers,
who struck when their contract
y expired at midnight Thursday,
were joined later in the day by
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PICKETS from the International Longshoremen's and Ware-
housemen's Union sit in front of a closed pier in San Francisco
during the first day of the most extensive longshoremen's strike
in 23 years.
By The Associated Press
THE PEACE PROPOSAL made Thursday by the South Viet-
namese Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG) will prob-
ably be rejected by the Nixon Administration, observers say.
The Communist call for a coalition regime in Saigon with PRG
participation and the withdrawal of all American troops from Vietnam
by Dec. 31 are the major objections the Administration have to the
THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE fell to 5.6 per cent in June even
though the number of jobless Americans grew by more than a
The sharp dive from May's 6.2 per cent prompted the White Rouse
to call June's figure a "very significant improvement" over the high
jobless rates that have prevailed this year,
However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics acknowledged the June
drop "may be somewhat overstated" because the survey was taken
in early June, when a number of college students were still in school.
THE U.S. COMMAND has disclosed that bombing strikes have
been going on in the North Vietnamese half of the demilitarized zone
since March 30.
In the latest attacks, which occurred three days ago, American
fighter bombers destroyed an antiaircraft gun and triggered several
secondary explosions, a spokesman claimed.
Meanwhile, B-52's continued one of the heaviest bombing raids of
the war around Fire Base Fuller, which North Vietnamese forces at-
tacked last night.
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