A.d.l. Officials Meet with Ford Executives on Jobs for Jews

Officials of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith met here today with executives of the Ford Motor Company to discuss charges by the ADL that the automobile industry’s official policy of “equal employment opportunity” has failed to end the “serious under-utilization” of Jews in white collar and administrative positions in the industry.

The meeting followed release of the details of a study conducted by the ADL which established that of the 51, 000 white collar, professional and executive employees of Detroit’s three major auto companies–General Motors, Chrysler and Ford–only 328 or less than three quarters of one per cent, are Jews. ADL officials said they hoped meetings would be arranged in the near future with General Motors and Chrysler.

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