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Unemployment and Women #296280

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 09, 1984
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(Studio) Unemployment for adult women in February noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Incorporated entry of women into heretofore traditionally male occupations examined; past and current levels of male and female union members outlined on screen, discussed. [IBEW organization Pat COTE - notes economy necessity for women to work.] Union's difficulty in organization workers at Scientific-Atlanta described. [IBEW organization Bob DAVIS - claims Scientific-Atlanta won't advance good workers.] [Employee Shari WRINKLE - describes response of most women.] Wage discrimination based on sex detailed. Washington state secretary Helen Castrilli recalled taking her case to court [CASTRILLI - notes wages and raises for gardeners were larger than hers.] Potential outcome of Castrilli's suit outlined. [Labor attorney Winn NEUMAN - believes WA's approach to wage discrimination is typical.] [CASTRILLI - calls for unity.]
REPORTER: Jane Bryant Quinn

Reporter(s):
Quinn, Jane Bryant;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:20

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