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A Closer Look (The Way We Work) Part I #182395

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 22, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The dramatic changes in the way Americans work examined. [University of California at Berkeley professor Harley SHAIKEN - says three quarters of the work force is in the service economy and in non- traditional types of jobs.]

(New York: Betsy Stark) The self-employed "free agent" work force examined; scenes shown of a group meeting of female "free agents." [Free Agent Nation author Dan PINK - says free agents work on their own in "microbusinesses."] [Executive search consultant Joanna BAKER - talks about working for herself.] The downside for the free agent work force noted. [Working Today founder Sara HOROWITZ - says no one in Washington sees this change in work as a political issue.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's segment on the night shift worker previewed.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Betsy
Duration:
00:04:50

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