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New York City / Construction Corruption #304148

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 13, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) State investigators' finding of featherbedding by some construction workers and amount of fraudulent income received as result examined. [New York commission of investigation spokesperson Charles HYNES - notes implications of New York City inquiry.] Construction supervisor George Morrison's actual international locations while claiming extensive work hours cited as ex. [HYNES - questions Morrison's salary when not on the job.] [MORRISON - responds.] Union agreements noted allowing supvrs. such as Morrison to be paid whenever their employees work, regardless of whether supvrs. are on job or not. [New York convention center president Thomas GALVIN - doesn't think system is fair.] [WORKERS - agree.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Kelley, Chris;
Rather, Dan

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