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A Closer Look (Saving Jobs) #651077

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 2001
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Statistics on jobs lost in 2001 cited.

(Charleston, SC: Steve Osunsami) How some companies are saving jobs in hard economic times examined; scenes shown from a sheet metal company outside Los Angeles, a South Carolina steel company and Southwest Airlines all of which are cutting back pay but retaining employees. [Four WORKERS - agrees to an unpaid vacation and a pay cut.] [Nucor Steel vice president Ladd HALL - says everyone shares in the pain.] [Society for Human Resource Management Helen DRINAN - says most companies cannot adjust.] [Southwest WORKER - comments.]

Osunsami, Steve;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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