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UAW Wages #227794

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 23, 1973
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(Studio) UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) meeting in Detroit to draw up bargaining package for coming contract negotiations.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Detroit, Michigan) [UAW President Leonard WOODCOCK - says workers shouldn't be forced to work overtime.] [Local 222 representative Bill RUDYK - says assembly line work boring and results in poor workmanship.] [Local 600 representative Lewis COLE - says work standard too strenuous.] [Local 199 spokesperson Gordon LAMBERT - says this issue has to be settled in coming talks.]
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(Studio) In Sweden Saab makers have experiment underway to solve assembly line blues.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Sordetalje, Sweden) Workers in Saab factory work in teams and do various jobs rather than working as individuals repeating same job over and over. [Chief engineer Tore NILSON - says same amount of work is done in same time. Cost is slightly higher but is compensated for by less absenteeism and employee turnover.]
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

Reporter(s):
Kalischer, Peter;
Mudd, Roger;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:05:00

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