G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Doreen Howard discusses her career as a production worker and UAW Suggestions Plan assistant at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Doreen describes being hired at Fisher in November 1984 after receiving a degree from MSU. She expresses surprise at the diversity and at the male dominated environment. Doreen talks about the stress on her marriage, the lack of control over ones job, and her naivety about factory life. She remarks about the number of college-educated people working in the plant. Doreen talks about the Suggestions Plan and her nontraditional job assignment.

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