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Federal Construction Workers #276779

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 28, 1981
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(Studio) Move said underway in Congress to decrease costs of federal construction by cutting wages of federal construction workers.

(DC) Davis-Bacon Act's impact on federal construction workers examined; background to situation given. [Callas Construction president Michael CALIAS - wants government to eliminate Davis-Bacon.] Basis of critics' attack on Davis Bacon outlined on screen, discussed. [Senator Don NICKLES - calls situation ridiculous.] Senator Edward Kennedy's position on issue mentioned. [AFL-CIO spokesperson Robert GEORGINE - defends act.] Probable administrative changes in Davis Bacon by Labor Department mentioned.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reporter(s):
Tucker, Lem
Duration:
00:02:10

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