George Kozak

KozakYear: 1998
Location: Edmonton
George Kozak appears in the ALHI documentary video about the meat packing plant on 66th Street here. He also appears in the documentary about the wave of Alberta strikes in the Summer of ’86 here.
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
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