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Commentary (Labor Unions) #254458

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 05, 1977
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(Studio) Report on American labor union movement follows.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Decline in union mbrship. noted. George Meany quoted. American labor movement no exception to rule with regard to growth leading to big business-like aspects and some racketeering. Growth of middle class, emergence of "under-class" noted. Changing attitudes toward work cited, with examples of persons not working or being jaded with work. Labor-management conflict said continuing. In sense, labor movement in American made country more socialist than socialist Europe. Investments by worker pension funds cited.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Sevareid, Eric
Duration:
00:02:30

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