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Author Lynch, Caitrin.

Title Retirement on the line : age, work, and value in an American factory / Caitrin Lynch
Published Ithaca : ILR Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : making needles, making lives -- Making money for Fred : productivity, people, and purpose -- Antique machinery and antique people : the Vita Needle family -- No chains on the seats : freedom and flexibility -- Riding the gray wave : global interest in Vita Needle -- Rosa, a national treasure : agency in the face of media stardom -- Conclusion : Vita's larger lessons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Vita Needle Company -- Employees.
Manufacturing industries -- Massachusetts -- Needham -- Employees.
Older people -- Employment -- Massachusetts -- Needham.
Retirement -- Massachusetts -- Needham.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801464099 (electronic bk.)
9780801464096 (electronic bk.)