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January 1984

Collective bargaining calendar crowded again in 1984

John Lacombe, James Conley

If current economic trends continue, wages and benefits are likely to dominate bargaining this year, as contracts expire or are reopened for 38 percent of the nearly 8 million workers covered by major agreements.

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