George Kozak

KozakInterviewee: George Kozak
Year: 1998
Location: Edmonton
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Index: Working in the meatpacking industry from late 1930s to 1980s; Left when Peter Pocklington purchased Swifts; Father’s experience in meatpacking; Hiring practices during the Depression; Change from a company union to a CIO union in the late 1940s; 1947 national Packinghouse Workers strike; Conditions before and after unionization; Cultural groups – Ukrainians and Swifts