The Press: Strike in London

London, which normally has the biggest daily and Sunday papers in the world (combined circ. nearly 50 million), this week had none. The city's nine morning, three afternoon and ten Sunday papers were closed by a strike of their maintenance men and electricians. The 700 strikers, who earn $34.30 a week for night work and $29.30 for day work, rejected a $2 wage increase from the publishers, made it impossible for the papers to operate.


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