G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Frank Dryer discusses his career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Frank tells of being hired in August 1969 and working in the cushion room. He recalls receiving a copy of the union contract on his first day, the 1970 strike for 30 and Out, living on strike pay of $25 a week, and performing picket duty. Frank tells how he became a substance abuse counselor for the GM/UAW Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) and how he has appreciated the union.

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