Glory Days: A Play and History of the '46 Stelco Strike

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Playwrights Canada Press, 2007 - Drama - 150 pages
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Glory Days describes Stelco in the 1930s and early e(tm)40s as a workplace rank with discrimination and favouritism. The workers lived under a form of tyranny where the boss was king and their needs and wishes were simply disregarded. ethe common belief of management of the day was that workers needed to be disciplined and tough foremen were an absolute necessity if companies were to survive. Under that system, workers had no power and no means to be able to struggle against that tyranny. The greatest achievement of unions is that they gave workers the means to challenge this system, and this led to a change of attitudes to the point where today no company, unionized or non-unionized, would dare treat their workforce in such autocratic and discriminatory ways.
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Contents

Acknowledgements and Authors Notes
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Historical Photo Gallery
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Historical Photo Gallery Sources
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About the author (2007)

Bill Freeman is an award-winning author who has written historical fiction for young adults, film scripts, documentaries, theatrical plays, educational videos, and non-fiction books. He specializes in writing about Canada and the Canadian experience.

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