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Economy / Discount Rate, Unemployment #536891

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 06, 1984
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(Studio) Federal Reserve Bd. reported raising discount rate today; details given. March unemployment discussed.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Fairfax Cnty., Virginia) Problems posed in locating and training workers for high tech skilled jobs examined. [Sperry Corporation spokesperson Larry SADLER - notes difficulty in finding suitable workers.] Fairfax Cnty., Virginia, profiled as example [Architect Ince ANKARA - describes competition among companies for employees.] [Telesystems spokesperson Bill PERIGARD - projects company growth.] Fairfax Cnty.'s prosperity contrasted with Duquesne, Pennsylvania; United States Steel's layoffs there noted. [MAN - cites unemployment situation.] [SADLER - notes difficulty in training hardcore unemployment for high level jobs without significant college education]
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Levine, Irving R.;
Utley, Garrick

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