× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Horseshoe Bend, Idaho / Employment #481667

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 10, 1975
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) From Horseshoe Bend, ID, comes at least interim solution to problem of rising unemployment, fall of business activity and recession
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Horseshoe Bend, ID) Lumber company comes up with idea of cutting employees' income 10% to save their jobs. [Hoff Lumber Company Theodore HOFF JR. says employees had the choice of being laid off or take 10% pay cut ) Workers went along with cut and also agreed to postpone 9% cost of living increase in wages and eliminate all overtime. [Russell LIEDTKE, Walter SEIBEL - react to company's cutback. For these men, future looks quite bright.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.