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Organized Labor #558604

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 06, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Org. labor's loss in union membership in recent years outlined.

(DC: Irving R. Levine) Econ. factors underlying labor's declining strength examined; details given, scenes shown. [Consultant Charls WALKER - cites management's demands of workers to remain competitive with foreign imports.] [Mazda Corporation spokesperson Dennis PAWLEY - thanks Japanese instructors.] [US Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Richard LESHER - blames unions for loss of United States competitive edge against foreign competitors; explains.] [Labor historian Michael KAZIN - notes American culture's innate opposition to concept of union.] [Econ. Gary BURTLESS - recalls unions' inability to prevent large job losses.] Legis. pushed by labor in Congress outlined on screen.

Levine, Irving R.;
Utley, Garrick

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