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Iba Administrative Workers Declare a Three-day Strike

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Administrative employes of the Israel Broadcasting Authority, declaring a threeday strike, walked off their jobs this afternoon after wage negotiations with management reached an impasse.

The walk-out silenced radio and television broadcasting which had only just returned to normal after a weeklong strike by broadcast journalists was settled Friday. The administrative personnel are demanding wage increases equal to those won by the broadcast journalists. The latter had gone on strike to equalize their wages with those of print journalists.

The latest strike will not effect the daily half hour political program in which all of the parties and individuals standing for election to the Knesset are allotted time segments for their campaign messages. This is because the Supreme Court has specifically forbidden any blackout of the electioneering process. The Army Radio, meanwhile, is providing regular news bulletins.

Elsewhere on the labor scene, publicly employed engineers and academicians in the social and political sciences continued their work-stoppage today as did employes of the Foreign Ministry whose twoweek strike was supposedly ended by court order over the weekend.

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