ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 30, 1972
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(Studio) Japan industry deals with labor force with paternalism for more efficiency.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Hiroshima, Japan) Toyo Kogyo Auto Company employs 26,000. Typical factory worker featured. He is a checker on assembly line for rotary-engine car. He started 16 years ago at $50 a month, makes $400 a month now. He belongs to co. union. He gets free medical care, travel allowance, subsidized lunches. He has high standard of living by Asian standards. He would never dream of leaving company He will retire at 55 with pmt. of $17,000 and pension of $120 a month
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi
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