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(Studio) Federal Court orders New York construction union to give compensatory pay to blacks it failed to give equal job opportunities to.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Saint Louis, Missouri) Less than 2% better paying construction industry jobs held by blacks in US. [Employer's Construction Council Spokesperson Alfred FLEISHER - believes will take legislature pressure to achieve equal opportunity goals.] [Building Trades Council Attorney William BARTLEY - believes construction industry should be asked only to guarantee % of union mbrships. over period of time.] [Saint Louis Urban League Spokesperson West DOUTHIT - says blacks want numerical goals measured.] [Assistant Labor Secretary Arthur FLETCHER - says intends to see commitments fulfilled.]
REPORTER: Kenneth Gale
- Gale, Kenneth;
- Reasoner, Harry
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