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Thomas McNett
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Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated January 28, 1963 partially reads, "The long Lockheed Aircraft corp. - International Association of Machinists labor dispute is over. IAM members ratified the new three-year contract Sunday although it contained no union shop provisions--the key issue in the lengthy dispute...In the meeting, at the Shrine Auditorium, McNett told IAM members that the new pact will result in a 'stronger union and a union much better able to deal with management on an equal footing.' But he acknowledged that the contract didn't represent all the union had wanted. In explaining why the union dropped its union shop or agency shop demands, most IAM officials stressed the costly aspects of another strike. 'A work stoppage would have been a long one and the final gain uncertain,' McNett said."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.--District 727
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.--District 727--Presidents
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Shrine Auditorium (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Labor unions--California--Los Angeles
Labor disputes--California--Los Angeles
Labor union meetings--California--Los Angeles
Labor unions--California--Los Angeles--Officials and employees
Men--California--Los Angeles
Speeches, addresses, etc
Podiums--California--Los Angeles
Valley Times Collection photographs

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