But one thing I like about it. That people let the company know what they wanted and they couldn't be treated like dogs. That they're human beings. You can't go around and spit on people and think you can get away with it. And I think they realized that after that strike. I think they learned pretty well I would say.

I always had a good job after that. Nothing too bad. And I think more or less everyone did.

Show Transcript Speaker: Robert Mamero. Interviewed by U-M Flint Labor History Project. Date of interview: 2-26-1980. Edited by Michael Van Dyke.

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