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Economy / Business-Labor #282787

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 22, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Akron, Ohio) Trend toward pay and benefit cuts in effort to avoid layoffs among United States corps. examined; measures taken by various inds., include Braniff, Teamsters and Ford Motor Company described. [Economist Audrey FREEDMAN - notes significance of changes in industry relations] [MAN - thinks he got shafted.] Chrysler recalled 1st to get wage concessions from employees; details recalled. [MAN - comments.] Criticism of Chrysler outlined. [MAN - comments.] [Economist David GORDON - thinks United States industry faces disadvantageous competitive position.] [Union SPOKESPERSON - notes workers' alternative.] Akron, Ohio, tire plant said example or workers, taking pay cuts to keep jobs, being laid off now. [MAN - notes workers' bitterness.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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