[Dusit (Du) Kriengsak-Obhas, a Thai American, discusses his career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Du tells of coming to the U.S. and Lansing in 1968 and was hired into Fisher in September 1977. He describes being lost frequently, seeing few Asian employees, a fast pace but friendly people. Du talks about transferring to material handling, quality control, and being disciplined for missing a bad...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Kriengsak-Obhas, Dusit (Interviewee)
Judy, Gary (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Nicholson, Earl (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (41 min., 18 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software
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Du tells of coming to the U.S. and Lansing in 1968 and was hired into Fisher in September 1977. He describes being lost frequently, seeing few Asian employees, a fast pace but friendly people. Du talks about transferring to material handling, quality control, and being disciplined for missing a bad weld then being paid for the three days off.
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Call Number:Voice 15532
Playing Time:00:41:18
System Details:Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
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Interviewee, Dusit (Du) Kriengsak-Obhas ; interviewers, Gary Judy, Cheryl McQuaid, Jerri Smith, John Fedewa, Earl Nicholson.
Event Details:
Recorded on Feb. 22, 2006, as part of the United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project.