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Labor-Mgt. Relations / Seniority #556666

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 13, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(DC: Irving R. Levine) Growing dissatisfaction among younger workers with seniority system traditionally recognized by labor-management relations examined; Joyce Offutt's case cited as example Details given, scenes shown. [OFFUTT - notes job competence is irrelevant under system.] Montgomery Cnty., MD, teachers' petition calling for removal of seniority clause in their contract noted. [Union local president Vincent FOO - defs. system.] [AFL-CIO spokesperson Howard SAMUEL - agrees.] [US Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Richard LESHER - responds.] [FOO - considers seniority system fair.] [OFFUTT - remains committed to fighting system.]

Chung, Connie;
Levine, Irving R.

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