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Abstract Peter Eckstein has been involved with labor unions in the state of Michigan since the 1960s. Eckstein served as the research director for Michigan UAW-CAP; executive director of the Governor’s Commission on Jobs and Economic Development, where he drafted several important pieces of worker’s compensation legislation; and finally as research director of the Michigan AFL-CIO. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Economics and earned his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard. Mr....
Abstract Ron Glotta is a Detroit lawyer, who specializes in working with workers compensation and social security law. In addition to his active practice of law, Glotta was a member of the Motor City Labor League, a group that supported the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement, and other organizing efforts. He is also a long-time member and Board Member of the National Lawyers Guild, Michigan Chapter.The Ronald D. Glotta Papers comprise primarily materials...
Abstract Sam Fishman was born January 24, 1924 and spent the majority of his adult life involved with the labor movement in Michigan. He was originally an assembler and machinist for the Ford Motor Company and eventually became an official in UAW Local 400. He later was elected Vice-President of UAW Local 99 and then President of UAW Local 36 at the Ford Assembly Plant. Fishman would go on to serve as head of the UAW Community Action Program (CAP) for 12 years until his election as president of the...
Abstract Originally Scovill Brass Workers Union, Local 569 of the International Union of Mine, Mill & Smelter Workers (CIO), United Auto Workers Local 1604 was chartered in 1950 and represented metal workers in Waterbury, Conn.
Abstract Subjects include: Chrysler Jefferson Avenue assembly plant (Detroit); absenteeism; civil rights; 1950 Chrysler strike; factionalism; fair employment practices; skilled trades; Taft-Hartley Act.
Abstract Donald F. Ephlin became active in the UAW at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Framingham, MA in the late 1940s, before joining the International Union staff in 1960. As administrative assistant to UAW President Leonard Woodcock from 1970 to 1977, and later Vice-President in charge of the Ford and subsequently the General Motors Departments, Ephlin played a key role in negotiations with both companies. He helped launch the Saturn Corporation and create a labor agreement which changed the...
- Subject: Workers' compensation X
- AFL-CIO 2
- Bieber, Owen 2
- Blanchard, James J., 1942- 2
- Bluestone, Irving 2
- Chrysler Corporation 2
- Democratic Party (Mich.) 2
- Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 2
- Eckstein, Peter 1
- Ephlin, Don 1
- Ford Motor Company 1
- General Motors Corporation 1
- Glotta, Ronald D. 1
- Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Community Action Program 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 1604 1
- National Lawyers Guild 1
- Saturn Corporation 1
- UAW-South East Michigan Community Action Program 1
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
- Young, Coleman A. 1 ∧ view less
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