Miller, Cindy oral history interview

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2015-02-18
Abstract
Cindy Miller started working as a longshoreman in 2003 at the age of 40, at the urging of her father-in-law. Her husband also starting working longshore around the same time, but was more reluctant. Since then, her son and daughter have also become longshoreman . Cindy had previously worked in construction and thus was experienced in manual labour. This prepared her for the intensive and male-dominated workforce. She was part of a cohort of longshoremen trained through BCIT. She is an active member of the union’s new education committee.
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Interview with Cindy Miller
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