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Employment / Quitting #257244

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 07, 1978
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(Studio) Numerous reports on unemployed and fewer reports on those who leave jobs noted. Following is report on job situation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Old and new attitudes toward jobs and workers' feelings about quitting described. Bureau of Labor Statistics figs. on those quitting jobs since 1975 listed. Lucille Ball skit on hapless worker and present number 1 cntry. music song ("Take This Job and Shove It") about job attitudes mentioned; film of skit shown, song played. [MAN - talks about quitting.] DC seminar on how to quit detailed. [WOMAN - isn't happy being photographer.] [2nd MAN - works for National Archives; describes job.] [2nd WOMAN - was financially scared, but got lots of reinforcement when she quit.] Other job-related figs, cited. Former Beaumont, Texas, city manager Howard McDaniels' resignation from job described, include letters to city council members complete with copy of certain phonograph record.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

Cronkite, Walter;
Osgood, Charles

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