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Labor Day #279782

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 07, 1981
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(Studio) Peter J. McGuire recalled beginning Labor Day celebrations.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Problems facing labor movement today examined; photos shown. Samuel Gompers mentioned. NYC's parade today, include its snub of President Reagan, cited as example of general union malaise. [Ford Fndn. spokesperson Robert SCHRANK, Communication Workers president Glenn WATTS - note problems unions must deal with.] Union mbrship. currently cited. [SCHRANK - says Japan is now considered the enemy, rather than the management] Innovative work environmental at Buick plant described, discussed as new course of organized labor. [Barbara YOUNG, Lona WILLIAMS, Etta BRANTLEY - praises new system.] Common denominator of all workers cited. [SCHRANK - comments on need for respect.] [WATTS - discusses workers' needs other than money.]
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Tucker, Lem
Duration:
00:05:00

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