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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Recall is not unusual OTTAWA B Parlia ment is recalled to deal with the national rail it won' be the first time in recent his- tory that strikers have been leg islated back to work. Less than a year on Aug the government introduce legislation in a special Bitting o the Commons ordering strikin British Columbia dock worker back on the job. But it's been almost seven years since Parliament was las called to settle a nationwid railway tie-up. Officially the walkout began at noon local time Aug. in St. Nfld. and ende late Sept. 1 when Parliamen ordered reluctant rail workers back to their jobs. In 1966 with rotating strikes as has the present national tie and dragged on in pockets of resistance as dissatisfiec workers refused to abide by th legislation. For a week before the Aug. starting wildcat striker were on the picket lines in _Que- Ontario and Nova Scotia t protest lagging negotiations And after the first train moved out of N.S. at a.m. ADT Sept. thousands o workers had plans to hold out. The first nationwide rail strike since 1950 when non-oper ating workers walked out for nine it began after offi cers of 16 unions representing non-operating railwat workers paid an average 22 an had turned down con ciliation board reports offering an 18-per-cent wage increase They wanted a 30-per-cent in crease. In the present strike of non-operating rail workers the unions have asked for a 21.6 per cent hike in a two-year con tract. The rail companies have offered 13.5 per cent over two years. The workers now aver age an hour. The non-operators were joinec In the strike vote by averaging more than an who wanted a 15- per-cent boost plus a reduction in working hours. All rail Unas except for miles owned by 11 tiny railways were paralyzed for the nexl seven days. It was estimatec the strike was costing Cana- dians a day. For rail about firemen and engi- neers who had not joined the strike but were laid off because of cost in wages lost was more than More than non-railway workers had to be laid off. Prime Minister Lester Pear- egged on by opposition crit- icism and the reports of introduced the Maintenance of Railway Operations Act to the recalled Parliament. The act ordered the strikers back to work for a -minimum 18- per-cent boost in 1966 and and a mediator was appointed to work out a fmal settlement. From to Van- defiant workers refused to obey the back-to-work agreeing with one strike official who announced would be in- teresting to see the government try to arrest more than Three days after the emer- gency legislation about v were still off their jobs across the but the rebellion petered out within a week as workers in the last pockets of Winnipeg and Mon- reported for the day shift. Within a week Canadian Na- tional Railways and CP Rail an- nounced freight rate increases of 10 per cent to make up the cost of the wage in- creases. The present is complicated by the govern- ment's promise to western pre- miers in July that freight rates would not be increased for 18 months. IWA offices may be moved VANCOUVER West- ern Canadian members of the International Woodworkers of America voted yesterday to move the union's international headquarters here from Port- Ore. The proposed move was pass- ed by a vote of to at the annual convention of the Western Canada region of the IWA. 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