CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 03, 1977
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(Studio) In Chicago, some secys. rebel against being "office wives."
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Chicago, Illinois) Report on protest of Women Employed group with regard to job requirements after secretary Iris Rivera fired for refusing to make coffee. [Women Employed spokesperson Jean HOFFENKAMP - says secys. are professionals and job doesn't include making coffee.] [RIVERA - says homemaking and job should be kept separate.] Rivera works in offices of Illinois appellate defenders. [Attorney Richard STECK - states employers' view.] Rivera has complained to Illinois Fair Employment Practice's Cmsn.
REPORTER: Renee Poussaint
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