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GRANTHAM SAYS LURE OF INT'L EXPANSION A CAUSE OF STRIFE
Published November 1, 1994
NBPA Exec Dir Charles Grantham believes the prospect of int'l expansion is a main reason behind the labor conflicts. Grantham, citing the desire for fixed labor costs: "With five billion potential customers outside the U.S., that is profit if (owners) can get their costs down. ... The mode of business operation (in the NBA) in not recessionary minded, but expansionary minded" (L.A. DAILY NEWS, 10/31).