AFSCME Local 1733 contract, 1968

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First contract between AFSCME Local 1733 Memphis Division of Public Works and the City of Memphis. The contract recognized the union, outlined a grievance procedure, and declared an end to discrimination on the job. The agreement also included a 10 cents per hour raise effective May 1, 1968 with an additional increase of 5 cents per hour effective September 1, 1968. The contract put an end to the 65 day strike of the Memphis sanitation workers, calling for employees to return to work on April 17, 1968.

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