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United States Auto Industry #290804

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 09, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Louisville, Kentucky) Labor-management problems at Ford truck plant here resulting in extremely poor quality work and efforts to resolve problems examined. [Worker Tony HAMILTON - hated coming to work.] [UAW spokesperson Bob HATFIELD - notes inability to compete internationally under old system.] Ford's approach noted. [Plant manager Don BAKER - cites importance of worker in managing plant.] Workers' participation in restructuring plant described. [HAMILTON - recalls one suggestion accepted.] [Labor expert spokesperson Robert SCHRANK - notes workers' inability to overcome poor engineering design.] Impact of changes in truck sales and unemployment here noted.
REPORTER: Ray Brady

Reporter(s):
Brady, Ray;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:50

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