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Illinois / Bureau of Employment Security #36410

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 26, 1975
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(Studio) In Illinois, 265,000 people collect unemployment benefits each week from Illinois bureau of employment security, state agency. Because of internal dispute over jobs, union workers who run bureau threaten to strike next month Unemployment benefits to Illinois's unemployed could stop.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Chicago, Illinois) Bureau to strike if number of job cnslrs. laid off. [Employment commissioner Christopher NUGENT - says federal government has promised funds to keep bureau going through fiscal year] Washington, DC disagrees; claims Illinois bureau overstaffed and doesn't need more money. [Union president Bernice JACOBSON - believes strike worthwhile if service provided to public can be improved.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Miller, Ron;
Smith, Howard K.

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