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ALPA Contracts: Airline Employees

 Collection
Identifier: LR002540
The ALPA Contracts: Airline Employees collection is made up of contracts for agents, clerical employees, clerks, communications employees, airline employees, flight dispatchers, flight engineers, flight instructors, flight simulator operators, flight superintendents, food service employees, maintenance employees, mechanics, meteorologists, navigators, passenger service employees, port stewards, ramp servicemen, security employees, and station employees from various U.S. airlines from the 1940s to the 1970s. Included are contracts, letters of agreement, side letters, memorandums of understanding, and other negotiations, negotiated by the Air Line Pilots Association, the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, the International Association of Machinists, the Air Line Employees Association, the Communications Workers of America, the Air Line Dispatchers Association, the Flight Engineers’ International Association, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and the Transportation Workers Union of America, and others. Contracts are ALPA unless otherwise noted.

Dates

  • 1939 - 1973
  • Majority of material found within 1959 - 1967

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

3 Linear Feet (3 SB)

Abstract

The ALPA Contracts: Airline Employees collection is made up of contracts for agents, clerical employees, clerks, communications employees, airline employees, flight dispatchers, flight engineers, flight instructors, flight simulator operators, flight superintendents, food service employees, maintenance employees, mechanics, meteorologists, navigators, passenger service employees, port stewards, ramp servicemen, security employees, and station employees from various U.S. airlines from the 1940s to the 1970s. Included are contracts, letters of agreement, side letters, memorandums of understanding, and other negotiations, negotiated by the Air Line Pilots Association, the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, the International Association of Machinists, the Air Line Employees Association, the Communications Workers of America, the Air Line Dispatchers Association, the Flight Engineers’ International Association, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and the Transportation Workers Union of America, and others. Contracts are ALPA unless otherwise noted.

Arrangement

Contracts are arranged and described item level by airline and in chronological order.

Acquisition

This is an artificial collection made up of various shipments.

Related Materials

ALPA record collections

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Kathy Makas on August 14, 2014.
Title
Guide to the ALPA Contracts: Airline Employees
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Kathy Makas.
Date
2014-08-14
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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