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Abstract Adair Damman's affiliation with SEIU began in 1981, and Damman worked at SEIU for a number of years, most notably as an organizer. Presently. Damman works as the Legislative Director of Local 925 in Seattle, Washington. These records primarily document Damman's earlier work during the 1980s and 1990s. Much of the material focuses on Local 1864 in Nevada, Local 707 and the Mendocino County Employees Association in California, Local 880 in Boston, and organizing Local 6. Predominate topics are...
Dates: 1977 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1998
Abstract Part 1 of the AFSCME Public Policy Analysis Department Records focuses on Deinstitutionalization, particularly at Wayne County General Hospital (WCGH). The hospital complex was located in western Wayne County, Michigan, approximately 16 miles west of downtown Detroit. Deinstitutionalization represented a major change in philosophy for mental health treatment delivery and was the term given to the process whereby mentally ill patients were moved out of large public hospitals and into smaller...
Dates: 1963 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1981
Abstract AFSCME Publications is a collection comprised of serials created and collected by AFSCME International, District Councils, and Locals. The collection also contains material produced as part of AFSCME’s biannual international conventions and articles published about AFSCME from an academic standpoint. The publications in this collection arrived at the Reuther Library over time and came from multiple sources. The collection features AFSCME’s official publication, which was first known...
Dates: 1935 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1973
Abstract Serving employees of Wayne State University, this local was originally established as a branch of the Detroit Federation of Teachers. The collection contains minutes, reports, and some correspondence. The subjects deal with internal union organization and activities.
Dates: 1957 - 1974
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 Local 31-M’s earliest manifestation, Local 191, began in 1938 with the organization of the Michigan Unemployment Compensation Commission (MUCC), the precursor to Michigan Employment Security Commission (MESC). MUCC was the first civil service agency within Michigan to become unionized. Initially an independent local, Local 191 eventually affiliated with the State, County and Municipal Workers of America. After facing several years of difficulty, Local 191 disbanded. Despite the...
Dates: 1960 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2002
Abstract Two SEIU Michigan locals, Local 517M and Local 591, created the materials found within this collection. Local 591 represented multiple school districts within the state of Michigan and in January 2005, Local 591 merged into Local 517M. Local 517M primarily represented public employees working for the state of Michigan and previously merged with Local 31M in 2002. Local 517M is still active today, and as such, this collection will likely continue to grow. Materials in this collection...
Dates: 1976 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2005
Abstract SEIU Publications is primarily comprised of serials created by the International, Locals, Joint Councils, and Conferences. Included in the collection are International convention proceedings dating back to the official inception of SEIU, constitutions and bylaws, and serials published at the International level. However, the bulk of the materials are serials created by SEIU Locals, Joint Councils, and Conferences, documenting member concerns and plights, as well as important events and issues...
Dates: 1936 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1995
- Collective bargaining 5
- Labor unions -- Organizing 4
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 3
- Labor unions 3
- Labor unions -- Mergers 3
- Industrial safety--Standards--United States 2
- Women in the labor movement 2
- Bus drivers 1
- Busing for School Integration 1
- Career development 1
- Children--Hospitals 1
- Collective bargaining--College teachers 1
- Collective labor agreements -- Municipal employees 1
- Deinstitutionalization 1
- Detroit (Mich.) 1
- Education 1
- Education, Higher 1
- Health care reform 1
- Hospitals -- -- Administration 1
- Hospitals -- Employees 1
- Labor union meetings 1
- Mental health 1
- Nurses 1
- Parochial school unions 1
- Privatization 1
- Public health 1
- School integration 1
- Service industries 1
- Strikes and lockouts 1
- Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 1
- Teachers' unions 1
- Women's rights 1 ∧ view less
- Service Employees International Union 4
- Sweeney, John J. 3
- AFSCME 2
- American Federation of Teachers 2
- National Education Association of the United States 2
- Shanker, Albert 2
- Wurf, Jerry, 1919-1981 2
- AFL-CIO 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 1640 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- American Association of University Professors. Wayne State University Chapter 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Ciampa, P.J. 1
- Cook, Victoria 1
- Cordtz, Richard 1
- Damman, Adair 1
- Kugler, Phil 1
- Lucy, William, 1933- 1
- McFetridge, William 1
- Nayman, Lou 1
- Service Employees International Union. Local 31-M 1
- Service Employees International Union. Local 517M (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- Service Employees International Union. Local 591 1
- Stern, Andy 1
- Wayne State University Federation of Teachers. Local 1295 1
- Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 1 ∧ view less
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