Kelly, Jim


Title
Kelly, Jim
Creator:
Kelly, James D.(Jim), 1933-2004, interviewee; Moore, LeRoy, 1931-, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
1998
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Description:

Jim Kelly began working at Rocky Flats in 1956, when he was hired as a janitor. He quickly began training toward a position as radiation monitor?a job he held for 23 years. Kelly was a union president and played a key role in organizing the plant?s safety committee. In this interview, he details the union history at Rocky Flats and discusses issues of labor negotiations, worker training, workers? benefits, management relations, and relations with Rocky Flats protestors. Kelly also talks about the fires of ?57 and ?69?his direct participation in cleanup?and expresses concern over plans for the site?s cleanup, post operation.
This interview is part of a series of interviews about the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant.

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Subject:
Kelly, James D. (Jim), 1933-2004.
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Labor Unions Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons industry Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Environmental aspects Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Health aspects Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Safety measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Radiation Monitoring.
Language:
eng
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Local call number:
OHXXXX
Copyright:
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