Distributor:  Kartemquin Films
Length:  20 minutes
Date:  1975
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
Color/BW:  Black and White
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What's Happening at Local 70?

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Striking workers talk about working conditions that led to a walkout in July, 1975.

What's Happening at Local 70?

Striking workers in one Chicago unemployment compensation office talk about working conditions that led to a walkout in July, 1975. Workers and claimants suggest possible solutions to the problems of understaffing and compulsory overtime. This tape was used to organize other offices to support the strike.

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Main credits

Hoffman, Judy (Producer)
Hoffman, Judy (Director)

Distributor credits

Judy Hoffman
Judy Hoffman

Docuseek2 subjects

Trade Unions
Work
Manufacturing
Late 20th Century
Labor History
Chicago

Distributor subjects

Economics
Labor Studies
Politics
U.S. History
Film History
Documentaries
Social Studies

Keywords

Politics; Labor; Class Inequality; Community Organizing; Economics; "What's Happening at Local 70?"; Kartemquin Films;

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