003-Joseph Jozefiak


Joseph Jozefiak was twenty-eight when he started at NEL, but before he had worked at the Arnold Print Works and GE. He was laid-off for eight months, and started work at NEL in the quarry, June 16, 1958. He worked as a pit man for a while, then as an oiler on the heavy equipment. He retired on May 1,1989 from the maintenance department. 

"I replaced my step-father-in-law.... You had to know somebody to get a job." 

"We didn't need a union... good benefits, a raise every year... it all averages up... work load." 

Joseph Jozefiak - Adams, MA

Worked 31 years 

Photographed July 1, 1990