CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 22, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Juarez, Mexico) Impact of cheap foreign labor on United States industry and organized labor examined. [Business executive Sam DRAKE - praises foreign workers.] Juarez's attraction to United States firms cited as example; number and locations of official low wage zones illustrated on map. Outboard Marine of Illinois's relocation to Juarez examined; company noted not allowing news crew inside. RCA employee Consuela Martinez's wage and family obligations described. [Labor expert Guillermina VALDES-VILLALVA - notes management can choose employees due to unemployment.] Drake's role as industry recruiter described. [DRAKE - entices businessman Cal Kessler to relocate to Mexico.] Drake's assessment of United States industry's dilemma outlined. [Econ. Bennett HARRISON - believes greed is basis of United States corps. relocating out of country.] Criticism of United States tax policies that encourage American firms to move abroad noted; RCA cited as example Details outlined on screen. [US businessman Fred MITCHELL - defs. current system.] [HARRISON - disagrees; explains.] Estimated number Mexicans working for multinational corporations by 1990 in Mexico alone discussed.
REPORTER: Ray Brady
(Studio) Part III announced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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