Polish unionists to weigh unit to clinch concessions

Organizing groups for free trade unions from all over Poland plan to meet in Gdansk Wednesday to discuss the founding of a nationwide non-Communist-run labor organization. Union activists said the meeting would be a major step toward consolidating activities by the new unions, whose formation was one of the key concessions granted by the government in its historic agreement with the workers. Meanwhile, the independent union movement spread to more and more professions.

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