• Short Summary

    WEST GERMANY'S POWERFUL PUBLIC SERVICE UNION YESTERDAY PREPARED MASSIVE PAY DEMANDS FOR ITS 1,200,000 MEMBERS AS CHANCELLOR KURT KIESINGER CALLED A CABINET MEETING FOR NEXT WEEK TO DEAL WITH THIS LATEST FLARE-UP ON THE WAGES FRONT.

  • Description

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    LV PEOPLE IN STREET WAITING FOR BUSES
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    LV PEOPLE WAITING, IDLE BUSES IN B/G
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    3.
    LV PEOPLE WAITING IN STREET
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    SV BUT CONDUCTORS AND DRIVES BESIDE BUSES IN DEPOT
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    5.
    LV PAN BUSES IN DEPOT
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    LV BUSES IN DEPOT
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    SV PEOPLE IN STREET WAITING
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    8.
    LV BUSES, CREW ON PAVEMENT
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    LV BUS CREWS AND BUSES IN DEPOT
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    10.
    GV ENTRANCE TO BUS DEPOT, PEOPLE OUTSIDE
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    11.
    LV SHUT GATES OF BUS DEPOT (2 SHOTS)
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    LV PEOPLE IN STREET WAITING FOR BUSES
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    Initials TS/V/JH/MH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: WEST GERMANY'S POWERFUL PUBLIC SERVICE UNION YESTERDAY PREPARED MASSIVE PAY DEMANDS FOR ITS 1,200,000 MEMBERS AS CHANCELLOR KURT KIESINGER CALLED A CABINET MEETING FOR NEXT WEEK TO DEAL WITH THIS LATEST FLARE-UP ON THE WAGES FRONT. THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, WILDCAT STRIKES ERUPTED, AND IN WEST BERLIN STRIKING GARBAGE DISPOSAL WORKER WERE SOON JOINED BY WORKERS AT THE CITY'S OWN BERLIN TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION'S (BVG) EIGHT DEPOTS.

    THE CITY'S BUS SERVICE WAS ALMOST PARALYSED AND THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE HAD TO WALK HOME. LIKE OTHER WILDCAT STRIKERS IN WEST BERLIN AND CITIES THROUGHOUT WEST GERMANY, THE BUT CREWS ARE DEMANDING HIGHER PAY AND MORE HOLIDAYS.

    MORE THAN 7-HUNDRED BUS CREWS -- HALF THE CITY'S TOTAL STOPPED WORK AND WERE THEMSELVES JOINED LATER BY UNDERGROUND RAILWAY STAFF, CAUSING RUSH-HOUR TRANSPORT CHAOS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADZFLSAGWZFIN8AOYZ4YKM2M91
    Media URN:
    VLVADZFLSAGWZFIN8AOYZ4YKM2M91
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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