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Abstract David S. Tanzman, originally from Corona, New York, was born in 1919 and received a BA in Liberal Arts from Wayne State University. According to the Detroit Jewish News, Tanzman fought in the European Theatre in World War II and when the war ended he worked as a government messenger in Washington. Later he became a mediator for the National Defense Mediation Board and then the National Wage Stabilization Board. In September 1948, he relocated to Detroit and joined the Federal Mediation and...
Dates: 1953 - 2014
Abstract David Klein served as Executive Director for the United Auto Workers (UAW) Public Review Board, as President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Detroit Chapter and as an officer in the National Lawyers Guild. Mr. Klein’s papers reflect his work with labor issues and the civil rights movement, documenting his work with the ACLU, the National Lawyers Guild and as a labor arbitrator.
Dates: 1960 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1965
Abstract Attorney Gabriel Alexander served with the Region XI National War Labor Board and the National Wage Stabilization Board during World War II. In the private sector he served in the American Arbitration Association, and acted as arbitrator for cases such as General Motors and the UAW from 1948 to 1956, and as a permanent arbitrator for Great Lakes Steel-United Steelworkers. The papers of Mr. Alexander reflect his work in both the government and private sector as it relates to the interaction...
Dates: 1944 - 1976
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of Kenneth Forbes, a UAW leader in the Saginaw area. Forbes held different offices in the union including the President of Local 455 and was also active politically. His collection covers his active years in the union and his retirement and gives a glimpse into the life of the politics and challenges of an elected official in the UAW.
Dates: 1927 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1971
Abstract The National Association of Letter Carriers’ Information Center, located at NALC headquarters in Washington, DC, is the result of efforts by NALC research director F. John Miller to create a collection of material to support research activities and meet the information and educational needs of the officers and staff. The information center works to gather and disseminate current information, consolidate and preserve historic documents, and to support NALC research initiatives. This collection...
Dates: 1889 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2016
Abstract Shlomo “Sol” Sperka (1933-2015) was a Detroit lawyer and arbitrator. He was educated at Wayne State University (1952-1954) and Brooklyn Law School (1958). Upon obtaining his degree Sperka returned to the Detroit area, first working for the National Labor Relations Board and then moving on to the Michigan Employment Relations Commission (MERC), where he served first as an Administrative Law Judge and then as director. After retiring from state employment in 1998, Sperka spent several years in...
Dates: 1958 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2011
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 27 was established in 1950 when Eaton Wilcox Rich moved from Windsor to London, Canada. The local's records document the operations and activities of its thirteen amalgamated units.
Dates: 1951 - 1969
Abstract United Auto Worker Local 602 services Fisher Body Division of General Motors in Lansing, MI. The local's records document routine operations as well as its contribution to the development of the UAW and the advancement of labor in the community.
Dates: 1937 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1959
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 650 grew out of Local 182 in Lansing, MI representing Reo Motors employees. The local survived a company bankruptcy and reorganization in the late 1930s and early 1940s and numerous company-union conflicts in the post WWII period. The records of the local reflect its operations and activities upon behalf of its members.
Dates: 1937 - 1964
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 833 has had divisive history between workers at the Kohler Co. in Kohler, WI and their employers. First organized in 1933 by the American Federation of Labor, workers were soon embroiled in a jurisdictional dispute with a company-formed union, the Kohler Workers' Association (KWA). Following a strike, the KWA won the bid from the NLRB to represent workers, but leadership soon became dissatisfied and voted in 1952 to join the UAW.
Dates: 1897 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1960
Abstract Local 887 of the United Auto Workers was borne out of labor struggles between its predecessor union, UAW-CIO Local 683, and North American Aviation in Los Angeles, CA shortly before American involvement in WWII. Because of the company's production of military aircraft, the federal government has historically been closely involved with labor disputes affecting Local 887's members. The records of UAW Local 887 reflect the union's long struggle with management over such issues as wages and union...
Dates: 1938 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1977
Abstract Originally Scovill Brass Workers Union, Local 569 of the International Union of Mine, Mill & Smelter Workers (CIO), United Auto Workers Local 1604 was chartered in 1950 and represented metal workers in Waterbury, Conn.
Dates: 1943 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1969
- Labor unions 6
- Collective bargaining 4
- Grievance procedures 4
- Labor disputes 4
- Contract negotiations 3
- Grievance arbitration 3
- Strikes and lockouts 3
- World War, 1939-1945 3
- Labor 2
- Aerospace industries 1
- Apprentices 1
- Automobile industry and trade 1
- Automobile industry workers 1
- Civil rights 1
- Collective labor agreements 1
- Fair Labor Standards Act 1
- Health insurance 1
- Jewish Law 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Labor unions--Jurisdictional disputes 1
- Law -- Study and teaching 1
- Local elections 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Newsletters 1
- Political action committees 1
- Politics, Practical 1
- Postal service --Employees 1
- Publications 1
- Retirees 1
- Social security 1
- Unemployment insurance 1
- Violence in the workplace 1
- Workers' compensation 1 ∧ view less
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 6
- Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 3
- General Motors Corporation 2
- Michigan Employment Relations Commission 2
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
- Alexander, Gabriel N., 1910- 1
- American Arbitration Association 1
- American Civil Liberties Union 1
- Bluestone, Irving 1
- Bolger, William F. 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Chrysler Corporation 1
- Civil Service Retirement System (U.S.) 1
- Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (U.S.) 1
- Forbes, Kenneth 1
- Ford Motor Company 1
- Fritschler, A. Lee 1
- Giaimo, Robert N. 1
- Gildea, James C. 1
- Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America 1
- International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO). Local 833 (Sheboygan Falls, Wis.) 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 1604 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 27 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 602 1
- Klein, David Y. 1
- Magnuson, Warren G. (Warren Grant) 1
- National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.) 1
- Sperka, Schlomo 1
- Tanzman, David 1
- United States Postal Service 1
- United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 1
- United States.. Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor and Management 1 ∧ view less
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