[C. Richard (Dick) Bennett discusses his career as a production worker, UAW committeeman and Local 602 Bargaining Chair at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Dick describes being hired in April 1968 and getting lost twice on his first day. Dick talks about several jobs he had including a special assignment with the product development team. He discusses contract negotiations, strikes, training, and playing guitar. Dick talks about moving up to work direc...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Bennett, C. Richard (Interviewee)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
Nicholson, Earl (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Judy, Gary (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (124 min., 5 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software
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Dick describes being hired in April 1968 and getting lost twice on his first day. Dick talks about several jobs he had including a special assignment with the product development team. He discusses contract negotiations, strikes, training, and playing guitar. Dick talks about moving up to work directly for the UAW as an International Representative helping UAW locals negotiate contracts with other companies.
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Call Number:Voice 15476
Playing Time:02:04:05
System Details:Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
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Interviewee, C. Richard Bennett ; interviewers, Cheryl McQuaid, Jerri Smith, Marilyn Coulter, Earl Nicholson, John Fedewa, Doug Rademacher, Gary Judy.
Event Details:
Recorded on Mar. 14, 2006, as part of the United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project.