NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 15, 1974
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(Studio) 9 steel companies and United Steel Workers of America agree to give $31 million in back pay to workers who were discrimination victims. Some civil rights groups say settlement not big enough.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) 9 steel companies have total employment of 347,000, Back pay goes to 34,000 black and Spanish males and 5600 women, Each gets $250-3000, [Secretary, Labor Peter BRENNAN says proud 3 government agencies worked together to get settlement,] [NOW spokesperson, Ann SCOTT says steel industry buying off United States government with this decree, Doesn't cover discrimination felt.] Steel ind, might have had to pay more if it'd gone to court
REPORTER: Irving R, Levine
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