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SEIU Healthcare Division Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001889
The Healthcare Division Records primarily detail various aspects of Hospital and Healthcare Workers Union Local 250’s trusteeship and transition back to self-governance from 1986 through 1989. Additional subjects covered are the 1986 Healthcare Division Conference, and the 1986 Kaiser Strike. Document formats found within the records include correspondence, speeches, briefings, agenda, and clippings.

Important Names Giarizzo, Phil Henry, Mary Kay Roscoe, Ted Rosselli, Sal Shea, Gerry Splain, Mark Stern, Andy Sweeney, John Ware, Shirley

Dates

  • 1986 - 1989

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 SB)

Abstract

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) was founded in 1921 as a union of flat janitors. Over the years it has grown in size and scope, now comprising three divisions: healthcare, property services, and public services. The Healthcare Division Records primarily detail various aspects of Hospital and Healthcare Workers Union Local 250’s trusteeship and transition back to self-governance from 1986 through 1989. Additional subjects covered are the 1986 Healthcare Division Conference, and the 1986 Kaiser Strike. Document formats found within the records include correspondence, speeches, briefings, agenda, and clippings.

History

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) was founded in 1921 as a union of flat janitors. Over the years it has grown in size and scope, now comprising three divisions: healthcare, property services, and public services.

Arrangement

Folders are listed by their location within the box. They are not necessarily arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

The Healthcare Division Records of the Service Employees International Union were deposited by SEIU at the Reuther Library in September 1997. The Reuther Library serves as the official repository for SEIU.

Related Materials

Executive Office: George Hardy Records, Executive Office: John Sweeney Records

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Alexandra A. A. Orchard on March 5, 2013.
Title
Guide to the SEIU Healthcare Division Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Alexandra A. A. Orchard.
Date
2013-03-05
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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