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Economy / Internet Business / High-Tech Workers #193102

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 06, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Productivity figures cited.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) The growth in worker productivity examined; details given of Cisco Systems' study on the growth of Internet jobs. [DLJ senior economist Kathleen STEPHANSEN - assesses the economic growth.] [Lehman Brothers senior economist Ethan HARRIS - assesses the Internet revolution.] How many traditional companies are now driving Internet growth detailed. [Honeywell vice president James GELLY - comments on growth.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Warnings about the shortage of skilled computer- related workers in the United States noted.

(Washington: John Martin) The call from businesses for Congress to raise the quota of qualified foreign workers needed by the high-tech industry featured. [DoubleClick Melanie HUGHES, president Susan DeFIFE - cite the need for talent.] [Before Congress, Microsoft's Bill GATES - suggests the work may have to be done outside the US.]

Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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