G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

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 directly for the UAW as an International Representative helping UAW locals negotiate contracts with other companies.

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