CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Cannery operator's civil lawsuit against labor group seeking to organization migrant workers in Ohio reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Leipsic, Ohio) Details about Mex.-American migrant workers' pay and lack of benefits and about efforts to organization them by group supported by churches and labor orgs. given. Organizers' failure in previous efforts and their change in point of concentration, to canning industry, noted. [Strike organization Baldemar VELASQUEZ - wants tomato companies, like Campbell's, Hunt's, Libby's and Heinz', to become more directly responsible for conditions under which farm workers have to labor.] Views of most farmers' and cannery officials, who mostly refuse interviews for fear of reprisals, stated. [Farmer Darrel BAYSINGER - discusses organization's demands and effect on farmers.] [Farmer Tom SCHUMACHER - says they couldn't compete with California tomatoes if they meet demands.] Growth of tension over issue reported.
REPORTER: Bob Faw
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.