G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Ken Slate discusses his career as a production worker, skilled trades electrician and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Ken describes his life prior to Fisher, his education and teaching career. He talks about being hired in September 1976 and being assigned to back glass in Trim then moving to the lead solder booth in Body Shop. Ken comments on serving his apprenticeship, his coworkers, pranks, training fellow electricians, dangerous work, and his union activity.

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