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Unemployment #88512

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan's attempt to take credit for November unemployment rate reported.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Atlanta, Georgia) Job glut here examined. [GG's Clothing manager Bobby WAGNON, Robby's Sporting Goods management Mike TRUSCOTT, Winner's Fried Chicken manager Evan ARROWSMITH - describe inability to fill vacancies.] City's unemployment rate mentioned; most vacancies said in minimum wage service jobs rejected by skilled workers such as Elijah West. [WEST - explains refusing such jobs.] [Sandra WINFRY - notes inability to get transportation to suburban job.] Wage war between employers described. [Burger King spokesperson Ernestine CARTER - thinks problem is nationwide.]
REPORTER: Rebecca Chase

Chase, Rebecca;
Koppel, Ted

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