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Construction Workers / Illinois #242783

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 09, 1976
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(Studio) In December 700,000 construction workers below industry peak of `74.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Chicago, Illinois) Unemployment 25% during summer; 45-50% in winter. [President Building Trades Council Tom NAYDER - says administration lacks initiative and imagination.] [Laid-off construction electrician Ken ELWARDT - says worst time he's ever seen.] Some union locals begin paying dues for their nonworking members [Dry wall applicator, Ron ERSKINE - says can't find work out of state.] Erskine's un-employment benefits about to run out. Renovation is construction worker's best hope.
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

Lovejoy, Sharron;
Mudd, Roger

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