[Michael Huerta, a Hispanic American, discusses his career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Mike recalls being hired in July 1997 into the Body Shop, finding the plant scary and loud and talks about the 90 day probation period, restroom breaks, and the nature of the work. He also talks about the union and paying dues. Mike discusses his union and political activism, visits to Black Lake, W...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Huerta, Michael (Interviewee)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (72 min., 36 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software
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Mike recalls being hired in July 1997 into the Body Shop, finding the plant scary and loud and talks about the 90 day probation period, restroom breaks, and the nature of the work. He also talks about the union and paying dues. Mike discusses his union and political activism, visits to Black Lake, White Shirt Day, and community activities.
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Call Number:Voice 15524
Playing Time:01:12:36
System Details:Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
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Interviewee, Michael Huerta ; interviewers, Doug Rademacher, Cheryl McQuaid, Jerri Smith, John Fedewa.
Event Details:
Recorded on May 17, 2006, as part of the United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project.