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Pro/Con: Banning Strikes by Public Employees (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-04-20

Duration: 00:03:02

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Strikes | Public employee strikes | Arbitration | STEIMEL, ED | Louisiana Association of Business and Industry | Unions | Bussie, Victor V., 1919-2011 | Louisiana AFL-CIO


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Steimel, Ed Speaker
  • Bussie, Victor Interviewee


This segment from the April 20, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on the issue of whether the legislature should prohibit strikes by public employees and create an arbitration panel. Ed Steimel of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) and Victor Bussie of the Louisiana AFL-CIO speak on the issue. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome