The Press: Short Takes

> St. Louis found itself without a daily newspaper last week. Teamster Local 610 struck the Post-Dispatch after negotiations between the paper and its truck drivers and delivery men deadlocked. Wages were at issue, but the chief dispute involved the job security of the 32 men who heave bundles of papers on and off the trucks. A new automated delivery system can do much of their work. The Post-Dispatch offered to train the men for other jobs; Teamster negotiators said no, that the men must remain in their present slots. When the Newspaper Guild...

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