[Ernest James Zubkus discusses his career in General Motors and as the Plant Manager of the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Jim talks about being hired in June 1962 as a clerk at Pontiac then moving to supervision and eventually area manager. Jim talks about his first day at Fisher in Lansing. He shares his perceptions about labor and management, General Motors, the community, best and worst memories, and his style of ma...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Zubkus, Ernest James (Interviewee)
Johnson, Linda (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Fleming, Michael (Interviewer)
Howard, Doreen (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2005]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (74 min., 36 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
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Jim talks about being hired in June 1962 as a clerk at Pontiac then moving to supervision and eventually area manager. Jim talks about his first day at Fisher in Lansing. He shares his perceptions about labor and management, General Motors, the community, best and worst memories, and his style of managing. Jim talks about Lansing workers and their work ethic, working with the local UAW president on the line, and relations with Local 602 and Local 652.
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Call Number:Voice 15463
Playing Time:01:14:36
System Details:Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
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Interviewee, Ernest James Zubkus ; interviewers, Linda Johnson, Doug Rademacher, Marilyn Coulter, Cheryl McQuaid, John Fedewa, Michael Fleming, Doreen Howard.
Event Details:
Recorded on Oct. 19, 2005 as part of the United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project.