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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 28, 1982, Tokyo, Japan 22 q 20 to Pacific stars and 5m1a Joseph Burlas 175 37th 331 an authorized unofficial publication for the personnel of the department of other government agencies and authop4zed personnel with the Pacific command november 1982 greek strikers shut base Greece up striking greek workers shut Down an american military base at Athens Airport Friday after its commander rejected several of their demands for a wage the right to unionize and respect for greek labor several Hundred strikers gathered outside the main Entrance of hell Inikon a and allowed Only doctors and pilots to they also attacked americans trying to take photos of the destroying their film while a Small greek police Force standing by ignored the former base employee George president of the base workers announced after a meeting with the base commander the base will remain nobody will be allowed to come in or out unless he is a doctor or a after the strikers decision was the armed forces radio station broadcasting from the announced to All personnel the main Gate of the hell Inikon base at Athens Airport will remain shut because of the Demon socialist Premier Andreas Papandreou or dered that his nations labor Laws be enforced at All american military bases in a government spokesman said Papandreou met with representatives of the strikers and instructed Deputy minister of defense Pausanias Zak Likos to pay retroactive raises owed to the workers out of the greek Papandreou also asked that Alexandrou be reinstated to his Job and that All base employees working without greek work permits be the spokesman the workers Are demanding wage raises of Between 15 and 30 recognition by the base commander of Union space for a Union office on the base and the reinstatement of who was fired two months see Page 7 downtown Minneapolis is hit by million fire Minneapolis up a massive fire that began in an abandoned department store engulfed a downtown Block in flames late gutting a major blowing out windows of skyscrapers and forcing hotel guests to a dozen firefighters were arson was police said they were searching for a Man and a woman reported running from the scene shortly after the fire firefighters brought the Blaze under control 12 hours after it was reported by Bank guards at 5 total damages were expected to reach the fire gutted the five Story Donaldson department slated for and spread to the 16story Northwestern National one of the nations 20 As heat from the burning store shattered Bank the Blaze destroyed the top 10 stories on the North Side of the Bank but the historic Lindbergh biplane the Jenny on display on the far Side of the Structure received Only drops of water and a Little the smoke is the flames Are there int much left to police de Donaldson said after the fire was brought under control shortly before Dawn heat from the Blaze forced guests to flee the Marquette inn in the neighbouring 57story ids Cen the fire broke windows in the nearby ids Crystal a three Story covered shopping and the Penney depart ment spreading smoke into those firefighters worked to keep the fire on the upper floors of the fearing it could spread see Page flames shoot from the top windows of the May tax jobless Aid and Cut teens pay compiled from wire services Santa the Reagan searching for ways to Deal with continuing High is studying such proposals As taxing unemployment benefits and lowering the minimum wage for teenagers for the White House officials Are also considering giving tax vouchers to employers who cooperate in hiring the Lon term Deputy press Secretary Larry Speakes said no final decision has been made on the but explained it was possible the tax on unemployment benefits would finance Job the reduced minimum White House officials might encourage employers to hire More the if approved by the would be presented to the 98th session of which convenes in and would be a major push to resolve what was a key Issue in last months congressional elections More than 11 million jobless the White House is in to shape a package that will not Worsen the record budget deficits yet will still meet growing congressional demands to treat unemployment As an urgent the option of seeking to tax unemployment benefits would be Speakes to make it less attractive to stay the tax would encourage them to get into training he the other administration officials is that the current Law May be too lucrative for some people by allowing benefits to go untaxed until annual income exceeds for couples and for single there is no Assumption Here that see Page 7

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