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Unionization at Ford in 1930s and early 1940s

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[CAUTION: There are scenes with dead workers in caskets that might be disturbing as well as some comments.] Ford was considered the model of manufacturing technology in the 1920s. By offering the $5 day, and other benefits, Ford was also considered a model employer. The video does not explain that the $5 was only for workers who followed Ford's philosophy. The Great Depression changed that perception and worker unrest led to a unionization drive. Ford was more resistant than the other "Big-3" auto companies (GM and Chrysler) and was the last to unionize on the eve of WW2. The video uses interviews and orginial footage..(Video starts in the middle of person's interview.) (07:10)
 
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