TITLE

Carter's Coal Conundrum

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Eliot
PUB. DATE
March 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;3/4/78, Vol. 178 Issue 9, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the political aspect of the wildcat strike in the United States coal industry. Comments of Senator Howard Baker on the deadlocked national coal negotiation; Options available to President Jimmy Carter; Background of the wildcat strike in the industry; Efforts of coal companies to address the wildcat strike problem; Bituminous Coal Operators Association's suggestions for ending wildcat strikes; Provision under the Taft-Hartley Act which authorize the President to send strikers back to work before a contract is signed.
ACCESSION #
11069155

 

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