G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Doug Gross discusses his career as a production worker and UAW EAP advisor at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Doug discusses being hired in March 1981, his first jobs and move to the Paint Shop. He comments on life in the factory, his religious faith, substance abuse, and his selection as an Employee Assistance Program advisor. Doug discusses using the Tuition Assistance Program, completing a degree program, and becoming a plant Chaplin conducting funerals, weddings, counseling and caring for workers and their families.

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