Interview with Ray Pineau
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Born 1947, approximately 56 at time of the interview
Ray Pineau was a leader in the historic Jay, Maine International Paper Strike in 1987-88. He is featured in Julius Getman's book on the strike, "The Betrayal of Local 14." Pineau's interview includes his observations on the politics and attitudes of the S.D. Warren workers and union leaders during the Jay Strike; Pineau worked at S.D. Warren for a brief period during the strike. Later he became a representative in the Maine State Legislature, helping to found a labor caucus in the 1990s and 2000s.
Likely Jay Maine
UPIU Local 14, strike leader in famous International Paper Strike in Jay, Maine, 1987-88, skilled maintenance worker.
Mill or Principal Employer
S.D. Warren Company
Jay Strike, International Paper Strike, Strike Leader, Maine Legislature Labor Caucus, Pipefitter
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Hillard, Michael G. PhD, "Interview with Ray Pineau" (2003). S.D. Warren Company. 38.