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Abstract The American Federation of Teachers is a labor union representing primary and secondary school teachers, paraprofessionals, higher education faculty, professional staff, and nurses and other health care professionals. Regional offices fall under the auspices of the Department of Organizing and are responsible for organizing efforts and other assistance to local and state federations. The Great Lakes Region includes Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, West Virginia, and Indiana. The...
Dates: 1970 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2002
Abstract Minutes, correspondence, reports, publications covering the president's office of Carl Megel and predominantly Charlie Cogen and David Selden. Important subjects are teacher strikes, contract negotiations, school desegregation, Oceanhill-Brownsville, education legislation, job stress, teacher centers.
The records are divided into two parts.
The records are divided into two parts.
Dates: 1960 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1974
Abstract The Organizing Department facilitates the growth of local affiliates of the American Federation of Teachers. Under the tenures of David Selden and Albert Shanker, both of whom had extensive organizing experience prior to their respective presidencies, organizing efforts ramped up significantly in the 1960s and 1970s. The AFT was the fastest growing union in the mid-1970s when organizing became a distinct department. The department provides services and resources to state and local affiliates...
Dates: 1961 - 2004
Abstract Papers covering the activities of various secretary-treasurers of the AFT. The secretary-treasurer oversees departments within the national office, collects per capita dues, responds to affiliates’ needs such as strike and collective bargaining assistance, and is closely involved with the AFT Executive Council and the AFL-CIO secretary-treasurers. Part I topics of note include organizing, segregated locals, worker education, international teacher unions, federal aid to education, and academic...
Dates: 1916 - 2005
Abstract The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), was founded in 1916 to improve the working lives of teachers through-out the country and has grown to be one of the largest unions in the United States that is affiliated with the AFL-CIO. The southern regional office is one of five satellite offices of the AFT. The southern region represents teachers from elementary school through higher education, paraprofessionals, and school-related personnel who are members of the AFT in the states of Alabama,...
Dates: 1968 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1985
Abstract The American Federation of Teachers was founded in 1916 and immediately made the American Teacher, published by the New York City Teachers Union, as its official organ. Since then the AFT has published numerous publications that range from organizing tools to professional development materials for its members. It has also published materials dealing with the labor movement, tenure, civil and human rights as well as teaching tools. Official publications of the AFT also spoke directly to the...
Dates: 1865 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990
Abstract The Cincinnati Federation of Teachers Collection contains information about this unique local of the American Federation of Teachers. The local reformed in 1964 as the Cincinnati Teachers Union and changed its name to the Cincinnati Federation of Teachers (CFT) in 1971 and immediately began petitioning for a collective bargaining election. By 1976 the CFT won the election and remained the bargaining union for teachers of Cincinnati. In 1979 Tom Mooney became president and took the union on a...
Dates: 1963 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1989
Abstract Part of the national American Federation of Teachers and statewide Michigan Federation of Teachers, the Dearborn Federation of Teachers, was chartered on February 28, 1945. Twenty years later, in1965, Michigan passed the Public Employee Relations Act; a law making organization and collective bargaining legal for public employees. Members of the union serve at four high schools, seven middle schools, 21 elementary schools, a community college and one early learning center within the city of...
Dates: 1939 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989
Abstract Part I and II consists of correspondence, minutes, and reports. Subjects include Administrative Board meetings; American Federation of Teachers; conventions; Detroit Federation of Teachers; Executive Council meetings; Haven Hill conferences; legislative lobbying activities; membership campaigns; metropolitan teachers' institutes; Michigan AFL-CIO Council; Michigan Constitutional Convention (1961); teachers' salary and fringe benefits surveys; treasurer reports; White House Conference on...
Dates: 1934 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1975
Abstract Dr. Robert M. Nielsen was born in Nebraska in 1933. Dr. Nielsen became a professor of mathematics at the University of Delaware. In the late 1960s he was the co-founder of the AFT local for faculty at the university and was president from 1969-1973. In 1973 Nielsen became director of the AFT’s colleges and universities department in which he took both aspects of academic professionalism and union professionalism into creating a strong and viable department within the AFT. Dr. Nielsen was...
Dates: 1967 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1983
- Collective bargaining 8
- Education 4
- Academic freedom 3
- Collective bargaining --Teachers 3
- Labor unions 3
- Strikes and lockouts 3
- Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 3
- Busing for School Integration 2
- Educational vouchers 2
- Michigan 2
- Public employees 2
- School Violence 2
- School integration 2
- Teachers 2
- Vocational education 2
- Agency fee 1
- Bus drivers 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Collective bargaining--College teachers 1
- Education, Higher 1
- Educational evaluation 1
- Educational reform 1
- Government policy 1
- Health care employees 1
- Hospitals -- Employees 1
- Jewish day schools 1
- Labor education 1
- Labor laws and legislation 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Labor unions -- Mergers 1
- Maternity leave 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Nurses 1
- Nursing 1
- Ohio 1
- Parochial school unions 1
- Pensions 1
- Retirees 1
- Salaries -- Teachers 1
- Student Discipline 1
- Student movements 1
- Teacher certification 1
- Teacher educators 1
- Teacher-principal relationships 1
- Teachers --Rating of 1
- Teachers --Tenure 1
- Teachers Training of 1
- Universities and colleges --Faculty 1
- Wages 1
- Win-Win Collective Bargaining 1
- Women's rights 1 ∧ view less
- American Federation of Teachers 9
- Feldman, Sandra 3
- McElroy, Edward 3
- National Education Association of the United States 3
- Kugler, Phil 2
- Porter, Robert 2
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. 1
- American Association of University Professors 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Great Lakes Regional Office 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Southern Regional Office 1
- Benjamin, Ernest, 1937- 1
- Cincinnati Federation of Teachers. Local 1520 1
- Dearborn Federation of Teachers. Local 681 1
- Michigan Federation of Teachers 1
- Nayman, Lou 1
- Nielson, Robert 1 ∧ view less
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