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Public Employee Unions (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-02-16

Duration: 00:08:35

Subjects: Labor | Unions | Strikes | New Orleans Police Department | Public employee strikes


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Bruno, Vincent Speaker
  • Morial, Ernest Speaker
  • Thiel, Art Interviewee
  • Steimel, Ed Interviewee
  • Partin, Ed Interviewee


This segment from the February 16, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the strike by the New Orleans Police Department, the growth of public employee unions in Louisiana, and the lack of regulations and bargaining power for local governments. Host: Ron Blome