This study concludes that the changing economic conditions during the last quarter of the twentieth century had the greatest impact on workers' abilities to resist corporate power during that time period. As economic circumstances became less secure, and the UAW became more concerned with keeping the domestic automobile producers solvent, workers proved to become more pliant because their means of resistance became less secure, as well.innovation of uni-body construction in the postwar era, Fisher in many ways became a redundant operation; in 1984 Fisher was merged with the Guide Division to form Fisher Guide, which makes a variety of components for GM vehicles. ... By the time GM and the UAW were able to settle the strike, on February 4, 1970, workers at the plant had been on strike for 133 days, a record for a local strike at Theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Place, Space, Pace, and Power: The Struggle for Control of the Automobile Factory Shop Floor, 1896--2006|
|Author||:||Gregory M. Miller|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|