Title

Interview with Richard Marston

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Date of Interview

9-15-2010

Duration of Audio File

Audio File #1 1:53:15

Interviewee

Richard Marston

Gender

Male

Residence

St. Agatha, Maine

Occupation/ Work History

Human Resources Manager -Senior manager of "HR" and labor relations with the unions in the 1980s and 1990s after being a low level HR staffer in 1970s

Role

Management

Mill or Principal Employer

Fraser Paper Company

Mill Location

Madawaska, Maine

Keywords

Fraser Paper Company - Madawaska Maine, Paper Industry - Maine

Abstract

Wonderfully detailed account of the history of labor relations and business strategy at the mill dating from time as an intern in the 1960s through retirement after 2000.

Highlights include: (1) the Acadian worker, Anglo manager divide in the mill's history, the legacy of the 1971 strike for labor relations at the mill through the 1990s, and how management and unionized workers succeeded in establishing a cooperative relationship in the 1990s to improve work productivity and product quality.

Document Type

Interview

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
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