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Minimum Wage / 2-Tier System #314942

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 25, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Ray Brady) Debate over 2-tier wage structure being used by some inds. now examined; American Airlines' firing of flight attendants who protested structure cited. [Fired flight attendant Sandra ALLEN-FARQUAHR - feels work force as well as productivity are adversely affected by 2-tier wages.] [American Airlines vice president Lowell DUNCAN - favors returning to old system.] Boeing's similar decision to drop system noted. [Grocery market WORKER - cites animosity created by 2-tier system.] [STRIKER - explains company walkout.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Anthony Mason) Indictment of The Securities Groups, operators Charles Atkins, William Hack and Ernest Grunebaum for tax fraud and details of scheme examined; details given, scenes shown. [US attorney Rudolph GIULIANI - cites extent of fraudulent trading.] Investors said include actors Michael Landon, producer Norman and Francis (sic) Lear, Sidney Poitier, United States Postmaster General Preston Robert Tisch, CBS News chairperson Laurence Tisch; amts. involved for each listed on screen. [GIULIANI - notes investors themselves are not chgd.] Stmt. issued by Laurence Tisch mentioned.

Brady, Ray;
Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan

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