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Abstract United Auto Workers Local 410 records document its relations with Midland Steel Company, daily operations, and affiliation with the UAW.
Abstract UAW Local 417 was chartered in 1945. The original charter was issued to Great Lakes Greyhound Garage in Birmingham, Michigan. An amalgamated local, its membership comes primarily from auto parts companies in Detroit's northern suburbs: Clawson, Royal Oak, Birmingham, Troy, Ferndale and Sterling Heights. Dean Spooner became President of the Local in 1963, and remained in office for the remainder of the period covered by this collection. Subjects include: auto parts plants in Detroit's...
Abstract United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (AFL-CIO) Local 53 represented the workers at Automatic Division of Yale and Towne Industries. The records reflect the local's militant stance towards company-worker relations, demonstrating an evolution of grievance procedures and contract negotiations.
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 599 represented workers in the Buick plant in Flint, MI and is noted for its involvement in the anti-Martin struggles during the early years of its existence. The records of the local reflect routine operations.
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.
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 678 originally serviced the Chevrolet plant and parts warehouse in Baltimore, MD. before merging in 1969 with Local 239, Fisher Body. The records relate to activities and operations prior to the merger.
Abstract Records of the United Auto Workers Local 80 reflect its administration and activities in the Detroit area.
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.
Abstract Howard Young began working for the UAW in 1960, as an Actuarial Consultant and later became the Director of the Social Security Department. Later in his UAW career, his main function was as Special Consultant to the President, but he also worked as a member of the Pension Research Council, Director of Social Security, Director of the Research, and Director of Information Systems. He worked for the UAW from 1960-1971 and again from 1974-1987. During that time he worked under four UAW presidents:...
Abstract Since the United Automobile Workers of America (UAW) was established as an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in August 1935, the union has maintained an office to deal with public relations. At that time, a "Committee on Publication" was formed, which became the "Publication Committee" in April 1936. The Committee subsequently became the "Publicity Department" in August 1936, when the UAW became an independent union affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations...
Abstract The Sixteenth Annual Region 1B Leadership Institute, held at the UAW Family Education Center at Black Lake, emphasized a participating membership to mobilize collective action in the shops, offices, and community. The topic was "You and Your Standard of Living: Bargaining and Balloting." Records of the Institute document the week-long summer program.
Abstract United Auto Workers Canadian Region 7 began the same year as the international union and was recognized by all major automotive manufacturers in the early 1940s. With a reputation for being militant, the union grew to be the largest in Canada, pioneering pension security, guaranteed annual wages, pre-paid medical prescriptions, and wage parity for workers in the country.
Abstract Arturo Rodriguez became president of the United Farm Workers (UFW) in 1993 upon the death of Cesar Chavez, co-founder and president of the UFW from its start and Rodriguez’s father-in-law and mentor. Rodriguez was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1949 and attended Catholic schools there. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio in 1971 and a Masters degree in social work from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1973. Rodriguez learned of...
Abstract After college, Jocelyn Sherman started at the United Farm Workers (UFW) as a public relations representative and has been with the UFW for over 20 years. Sherman served as a documentary photographer for the UFW and as manager of the UFW’s public relations department before becoming the UFW’s Internet Communications Director.Sherman’s records consist of the UFW public relations department’s files from 1988 to 2001 and reflect her work with UFW campaigns during that era, including...
Abstract The Utica Federation of Teachers Local 1448 records consist of materials that describe beginning stages of this local in Southeast Michigan in the early 1960s and trying to gain a presence in the Utica school district to challenge the Utica Education Association to represent teachers.
Abstract Walter Dorosh served as president of United Auto Workers Local 600. His papers reflect his chairmanship of the UAW Convention Resolutions Committee and to a lesser degree, his work with the UAW Ford National Negotiations Committee, the UAW Skilled Trades Department, and the UAW Community Action Program.
Abstract In 2003, Reuther archivist Carrolyn Davis interviewed labor leader William "Bill" Burrus. Burrus served as vice president (1980-2001) and president (2001-2010) of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), and he was the first African American to be directly elected by member vote to the presidency of a national labor union. Collection consists of the interview recording. Over the nearly four-hour-long interview, Burrus ranges on a variety of topics covering his background, postal career, union...
Abstract William "Bill" Lucy was a long-serving leader in AFSCME. A civil engineer in Contra Costa, California, he joined AFSCME in 1956 and was involved in the Memphis sanitation workers strike of 1968. He served as Secretary-Treasurer of AFSCME from 1972 to 2010. He co-founded the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) in 1972 and was involved in the civil rights and anti-Apartheid movements. Philip Mason conducted an audio interview with William Lucy in 2001 and a video interview with him in 2002....
Abstract The Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals (WFNHP) is part of the healthcare division of the American Federation of Teachers. The WFNHP began as the Staff Nurses Council of Milwaukee (SNC), which won the right to represent nurses in 1965. Originally, the SNC was affiliated with the American Nurses Association (ANA), but due in part to the ANA’s reluctance to participate in collective bargaining, the SNC disaffiliated in 1977. In 1979, the SNC began expanding to include...
- Subject: Collective bargaining X
- American Federation of Teachers 23
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 19
- Air Line Pilots Association 16
- Service Employees International Union 14
- AFL-CIO 11
- AFSCME 10
- Shanker, Albert 10
- Sweeney, John J. 10
- United States. Federal Aviation Administration 7
- United Farm Workers 6
- United States. National Mediation Board 6
- Wurf, Jerry, 1919- 6
- General Motors Corporation 5
- National Education Association of the United States 5
- Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 5
- Lucy, William, 1933- 4
- United States Postal Service 4
- United States. Civil Aeronautics Board 4
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 4
- Bieber, Owen 3
- Bluestone, Irving 3
- Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 3
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 3
- Cordtz, Richard 3
- Feldman, Sandra 3
- Ford Motor Company 3
- McElroy, Edward 3
- Meany, George, 1894-1980 3
- National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.) 3
- Porter, Robert 3
- Stern, Andy 3
- United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 3
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. 2
- Agricultural Labor Relations Board 2
- American Postal Workers Union 2
- Ciampa, P.J. 2
- Continental Airlines 2
- Detroit Federation of Teachers 2
- Eastern Air Lines 2
- Flight Engineers' International Association 2
- Kugler, Phil 2
- Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker Mason) 2
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
- Public Services International 2
- Texas Air Corporation 2
- United States. National Transportation Safety Board 2
- AFL. Flat Glass Workers Union 1
- AFL. Windows Glass Cutters League 1
- AFSCME. Council 36 (Calif.) 1
- AFSCME. District Council 25 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- AFSCME. District Council 37 (New York, N.Y.) 1
- AFSCME. District Council 77 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- AFSCME. International Convention 1
- AFSCME. Judicial Panel 1
- AFSCME. Local 101 (Santa Clara County, Calif.) 1
- AFSCME. Local 1259 1
- AFSCME. Local 1640 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- AFT Ohio (Ohio Federation of Teachers) 1
- African National Congress 1
- Alexander, Gabriel N., 1910- 1
- American Arbitration Association 1
- American Association of University Professors 1
- American Association of University Professors. Wayne State University Chapter 1
- American Civil Liberties Union 1
- American Federation of Goverment Employees 1
- American Federation of Labor 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Great Lakes Regional Office 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Local 1175 (Alaska) 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Local 1700. Archdiocesan Teachers Federation (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Southern Regional Office 1
- American Nurses Association 1
- Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 1
- Ballard, James 1
- Bannon, Ken, 1914- 1
- Barnard, John 1
- Benjamin, Ernest, 1937- 1
- Bevona, Gus 1
- Bilik, Al 1
- Bowers, Helen (Helen Marie Newman) 1
- Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees 1
- Burciaga, David 1
- Burrus, William 1
- Burt, George, 1903- 1
- California Teachers Association 1
- Carlstrom, Lawrence 1
- Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 1
- Cheng, Charles 1
- Chrysler Corporation 1
- Church, Al 1
- Cincinnati Federation of Teachers. Local 1520 1
- Collins, Joe 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
- Cook County College Teachers Union. Local 1600 1
- Cook, Victoria 1
- Dailey, Ed 1
- Damman, Adair 1
- Davis, Carrolyn 1
- DeShetler, Irwin L. 1
- Dearborn Federation of Teachers. Local 681 1
- Dearborn Public Schools 1 ∧ view less
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