According to the eyewitness accountestern businessman, the workers at the Stalowa Wola construe* tion machinery factory in southeast Poland felt thatncrease offered by the regime was not sufficient justification to go back to work. Workers have raised numerous grievances during the labor unrest that has leapfrogged across Polanduly, but thi is the first known Instance inabor stoppage continued after the wage issue evidently was resolved.
The demand for more responsive trade unions will 'ost party leaderpromise early this year that the unions wouldore prominent role and willersonal challenge for the new union boss, party Politburo member Szydlak. During the unrest 0 the regimeimilar promise but reneged on. It and baught-off the workers with economic conce**iorm instead. The leadership will be concerned that it not give the impression of caving in, since Moscow and others could interpret itoss of control of the situation.
Meanwhile, Gierek has arrived in the USSH for avacation. His coming discussions with President Brezhnevely to focus on thc Polish labor situation.Original document.