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Abstract Dan Forchione was an active member of the UAW from the 1940s until his retirement in 1988. He helped organize UAW Local 542 at the Ford Motor Company forge plant in Canton, Ohio, in the 1940s and served as the Local’s president and bargaining committee chairperson. In 1954 he was appointed an International representative and assigned to the UAW Ford Department staff. He transferred to the UAW Region 2 staff in 1957 and serviced local unions around Ohio. Forchione was elected director of UAW...
Dates: 1940 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989
Abstract A member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 227, Raymond Kay served as president of the Greater Detroit Construction, Maintenance and Powerhouse Workers’ Council, as president of the Skilled Trades Council and ran for Michigan State Representative and State Senator. Mr. Kay’s papers relate his work with trade unions and his involvement in state politics.
Dates: 1944 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1958
Abstract Subjects include: Chrysler Jefferson Avenue assembly plant (Detroit); absenteeism; civil rights; 1950 Chrysler strike; factionalism; fair employment practices; skilled trades; Taft-Hartley Act.
Dates: 1938 - 1975
- Automobile industry and trade 1
- Civil rights 1
- Collective bargaining 1
- Contract negotiations 1
- Employee Fringe Benefits 1
- Grievance arbitration 1
- Pensions 1
- Quality of work life 1
- Strikes and lockouts 1
- Workers' compensation 1 ∧ view less
- Chrysler Corporation 1
- Forchione, Dan 1
- Ford Motor Company 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 425 (Lorain, Ohio) 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 542 1
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