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Supreme Court / Job Discrimination #327368

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 12, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Supreme Court reported ruling that empls. can challenge existing affirmative action policies in the workplace; details given of case originating in Birmingham, Alabama, scenes shown. [White firefighters attorney Raymond FITZPATRICK -comments on consent agreements.] Dissenting opinion of Justice John Paul Stevens quoted on screen; Chief Justice William Rehnquist mentioned. [Birmingham mayor Richard ARLINGTON - predicts many lawsuits.] Last week's ruling involving Alaska cannery workers and Virginia case earlier this year reviewed. [Former assistant attorney general William Bradford REYNOLDS, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights spokesperson Barbara ARNWINE - comment.]

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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