• Short Summary

    Bus services in Dar-as-Saleam stopped for twelve hours on thursday (4 Jan) because of a strike by employees of the city's motor transport company.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN..Bus terminus
    0.06

    2.
    GV Buses awaiting crews (2 shots)
    0.16

    3.
    GV PAN..Bus workers meeting
    0.37

    4.
    GV People walking in street
    1.00



    Initials ES. 1730 ES. 1740



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Bus services in Dar-as-Saleam stopped for twelve hours on thursday (4 Jan) because of a strike by employees of the city's motor transport company.

    Trouble began on December the 27th when drivers, conductors and maintenance men struck in support of pay claim. Late, nine company workers, six drivers and three conductors, were arrested and charged with unlawfully inciting workers to take part in a strike. They were remended in tuesday.

    Thursday's strike was in protest against the arrests.

    The tanzanian government in turn, retaliated by dismissing the II-hundred strikers. But, they were reinstated after signing pledges not to strike again.

    Dar-es-Salaam's bus services were back to normal on Friday (5 Jan).

    SYNOPSIS: In Dar-es-salaam, the capital of tanzania, there was no bus service on Thursday, because of a strike by the transport company's drivers, conductors and maintenance workers.

    They were protesting against the arrest of workmates who took part in an earlier strike in support of wage claims. The government retaliated against the strikers on thursday be dismissing them... all eleven hundred men. They were reinstated after signing pledges not to go on strike again.

    The strike was Illegal, like all ??? in ??? many people had ??? walk to and from week. But, by Friday, as the men went back to the job, bus service in Dar-es-salam returned to normal again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB064EIBR3ZPCF9FLRVCVZTDGX
    Media URN:
    VLVAB064EIBR3ZPCF9FLRVCVZTDGX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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