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Morgan City, Louisiana / Employment #239053

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 13, 1975
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(Studio) With economy situation as critical as it is, towns with jobs certain to get influx of out of town job seekers.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Morgan City, LA) Offshore oil drilling industry important to Morgan City. There's dire shortage of skilled workers. [Service Machine and Shipbuilding B.C. FERNANDEZ - says he could hire 100 today.] Many unskilled unemployed migrate to Morgan City. Bill and Gene Peterson hope to find jobs in Morgan City. Peterson brothers hitch ride into Morgan City with 2 other men looking for work. 4 men visit Service Machine personnel office. Morgan City not attracting enough skilled workers because of serious hsing. shortage.
REPORTER: David Dick

Dick, David;
Mudd, Roger

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