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Economy: Unemployment / Unions / Hershey, Pennsylvania #989544

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 05, 2011
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Bureau of Labor Statistics figures on unemployment and new jobs cited.

(Hershey, Pennsylvania: Seth Doane) The jobs situation in the chocolate town of Hershey, Pennsylvania, featured; scenes shown from the town hit by had times; details given about how the union had to agree to a huge layoff. [Hershey Co. employee Laurie DEICHERT†- worries.] [At Local 464, DEICHERT, engineer Mike SAYLOR†, worker Mike GARRISON†- talk about their labor contract.] The overall question of what happened when manufacturing jobs disappear noted.

Mitchell, Russ;
Doane, Seth

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