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Old 07-14-2014, 09:47 AM   #12
Keith Seymore
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Re: Body Stamping Historian

Originally Posted by G-10Assembly View Post

I am very familiar with the Die Making trade in a large stamping plant. In Indianapolis it was the highest paid UAW skilled trade. Those Die Makers really impressed me with their skills and hard work.
Many of those guys made more per year than their salaried foremen, especially considering the amount of overtime (shift premium plus time and a half for regular overtime; double time for Sundays).

I recall dad saying that there were many weeks where he worked more than 100 hours during the 7 day period.

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