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The remaining points were concerned with social policies. Point Fourteen, which called for lower retirement ages (fifty-five for men and fifty for women) at least for those in the most strenuous occupations, was rejected as too costly. Point Fifteen, equalisation of pensions under the old scheme with that more recently introduced, was accepted. Point Sixteen sought improved working conditions in the health service, on which some thirty specific proposals had been drawn up by Alina Pienkowska. The final demands were undisputed and were accepted either for early implementation or 'when economic circumstances permit'.

5. On the same day, Sylwester Niezgoda, Kazimierz Zabczynski and Lech Borowski were held in Starogard Gdanski for fortyeight hours, for distributing Strike Committee leaflets. A fifteen-year old, Michal' Wojciechowski, detained by the security service for some hours for distributing leaflets, was brutally beaten at the militia headquarters in Starogard Gdanski. 6. On 27 August, Jordan Cezary, held by militia and security service in Gdynia, for many hours for distributing Strike Committee leaflets, was brutally beaten.

H. Wujec, 'Prawo pracy w socjalizmie', Glos (Warsaw) no. 9. Particularly in Nos 1-12. The Charter, many of whose points anticipate the Twenty-one Demands, first appeared in Robotnik, no. 35 (18 July 1979). It is a view also found in Western sociology. See the very interesting analysis by Leslie MacFarlane, The Right to Strike (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1981) p. 62. Gwiazda during the negotiations. The earliest to appear was the KOR bimonthly Biuletyn Jnformacyjny. It was followed by the literary quarterly Zapis (the first publication of NOWA, the Independent Publishing House).

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