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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 Executive Committee (EXCO) was established in 1951 as part of the organizational restructuring of ALPA, with the first meeting occurring in 1953. The Committee worked with the president in a consultation role and was designed to execute policies made by the Board of Directors (BOD) and Executive Board (EXBD) as well as recommend policy to both bodies. In addition the Committee also determined the organizational structure of the home office, ratified staff members, and was a trustee for ALPA...
Dates: 1953 - 1992
Abstract Parts 1 and 2 of the EAL MEC Records spans 30 years but focuses mainly on the last decade of Eastern’s operations. Major subjects include mergers, air safety and bankruptcy litigation.
Dates: 1960 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1990
Abstract The ALPA Miami Joint Council Office (JCO) was a regional office for ALPA Region II and councils in the Southeast United States. It was home to several Master Executive Councils (MEC) and Local Executive Councils (LEC) including: Braniff Airways MEC and Council 29, Delta Airlines Council 71, Eastern Airlines MEC and Council 18, National Airlines MEC and Councils 8 and 73, Pan American Airways (PAA) Council 10, Pan American-Grace Airways (Panagra, PNG) MEC and Councils 38 and 83 and Riddle...
Dates: 1935 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960
Abstract The ALPA Publications is a collection of pamphlets, newsletters, magazines, bulletins, manuals, constitutions and by-laws, arbitration transcripts, and research reports produced by, or involving ALPA from 1933-2006. ALPA’s main publication, Air Line Pilot, is still in print and so not included here, but both ALPA national, and individual Master Executive Councils (MEC) also produced a wide variety of publications during the past 80 years which are included in this collection.
Dates: 1933 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1968
Abstract The Steward and Stewardess Division was created by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) Board of Directors in 1960 after ALPA and the Air Line Stewards and Stewardess Association (ALSSA) separated in 1959. Following the same basic structure as ALPA, the division had its own Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Executive Board, and national officers of Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Initially consisting of 20 airlines and around 3,580 stewardesses, by 1969 the S&S Division...
Dates: 1949 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1971
Abstract The Cook County College Teachers Union, AFT Local 1600, began to organize the faculty of the City Colleges of Chicago in 1965 and won official recognition in 1966. This collection represents a comprehensive record of the CCCTU’s administrative operations, its meetings, strikes, and publications. Also included in the collection are news clippings, photos, videos, and various memorabilia from the CCCTU’s history. Personal and official correspondence from the CCCTU’s longtime president, Norman G....
Dates: 1966 - 2009
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 Detroit Typographical Union (DTU) No. 18 was established in 1852 in conjunction with the establishment of the National Typographical Union (later known as the International Typographical Union or ITU). Throughout its history the union has represented three major dailies: The Detroit News, The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit Times as well as suburban newspaper publications and non-newsprint publishers of the Detroit metropolitan area.The DTU records document its administration and...
Dates: 1897 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1987
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 The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) was founded in 1921 as a union of flat janitors. Over the years it has grown in size and scope, now comprising three divisions: healthcare, property services, and public services. SEIU’s Department of Education generates training materials for its members on topics including workplace training (for all three divisions), internal staff professional development, collective bargaining, organizing, and political campaigns. Document formats found...
Dates: 1980 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1992 - 2002
Abstract The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) was founded in 1921 as a union of flat janitors. Over the years it has grown in size and scope, now comprising three divisions: healthcare, property services, and public services. The Healthcare Division Records primarily detail various aspects of Hospital and Healthcare Workers Union Local 250’s trusteeship and transition back to self-governance from 1986 through 1989. Additional subjects covered are the 1986 Healthcare Division Conference, and...
Dates: 1986 - 1989
Abstract The UAW Chrysler Department was formed in the year following the tumultuous sit-down strikes of 1937. Responsible of the department included planning, developing, negotiating, and administering collective bargaining agreements for Chrysler workers in the United States and Canada. The records of the department reflect its administration and activities and largely include the files of Arthur Hughes, an administrative assistant and assistant director in the department from 1940-1978.
Dates: 1938 - 1985
Abstract The UAW signed its first contract with Ford Motor Company in 1941 after years of confrontation between labor and management. They achieved many gains for Ford employees, including a pension plan, health care benefits, workplace health and safety protection, skilled trades recognition, a shortened work week, more paid days off, supplemental unemployment benefits, and a guaranteed annual income credit. Their records document department affairs under the leadership of Richard Leonard and Ken...
Dates: 1941 - 1981
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.
Dates: 1957 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1964
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 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...
Dates: 1929 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1995
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.
Dates: 1937 - 1970
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...
Dates: 1938 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1996
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...
Dates: 1979 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2001
- Labor unions 18
- Strikes and lockouts 16
- Collective bargaining 14
- Airlines--Collective bargaining 6
- Airlines--Management 5
- Strikes and lockouts--Airlines 5
- Airlines hijacking 4
- Airlines--Mergers 4
- Automobile industry and trade 4
- Contract negotiations 4
- Grievance procedures 4
- Aeronautics Safety measures 3
- Airlines--Employees 3
- Boycotts 3
- Collective bargaining --Teachers 3
- Education 3
- Labor unions -- Organizing 3
- Agricultural laborers 2
- Air pilots 2
- Aircraft accidents -- Investigation 2
- Airlines--Technological innovations--United States. 2
- Airlines—Employees—Labor unions 2
- Airlines—Safety measures 2
- Airplanes Airworthiness 2
- Airplanes--Noise 2
- Arbitration, Industrial 2
- Busing for School Integration 2
- Flight attendants 2
- Labor disputes 2
- Labor leaders--United States 2
- Michigan 2
- Pesticides 2
- Plant shutdowns 2
- School integration 2
- Teachers 2
- Women's rights 2
- Academic freedom 1
- African Americans 1
- Age discrimination 1
- Agriculture 1
- Air quality 1
- Air safety 1
- Air traffic control 1
- Airline pilots 1
- Apprentices 1
- Automobile industry workers 1
- Child labor 1
- Civil rights 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Collective labor agreements 1
- Community activists 1
- Detroit (Mich.) 1
- Educational evaluation 1
- Government policy 1
- Health care employees 1
- Health care workers 1
- Illinois 1
- Industrial hygiene 1
- Industrial safety--Standards--United States 1
- Jewish day schools 1
- Labor 1
- Labor laws and legislation 1
- Labor movement 1
- Labor unions -- Mergers 1
- Labor unions--Jurisdictional disputes 1
- Maternity leave 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Migrant agricultural laborers 1
- Migrant workers 1
- Newspaper employees 1
- Newspaper publishing 1
- Parochial school unions 1
- Pensions 1
- Picketing 1
- Political campaigns 1
- Privatization 1
- Public employees 1
- Salaries -- Teachers 1
- Service industries 1
- Sex discrimination 1
- Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 1
- Student movements 1
- Teachers --Rating of 1
- Teachers --Tenure 1
- Teachers Training of 1
- Unfair labor practices 1
- Vocational education 1
- Women in the labor movement 1
- Women--Employment. 1 ∧ view less
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 5
- Air Line Pilots Association 4
- American Federation of Teachers 4
- Shanker, Albert 4
- United States. National Mediation Board 4
- Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 3
- United States. Federal Aviation Administration 3
- Service Employees International Union 2
- Stern, Andy 2
- Sweeney, John J. 2
- United Farm Workers 2
- AFL-CIO 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Great Lakes Regional Office 1
- Bieber, Owen 1
- Bluestone, Irving 1
- Burt, George, 1903- 1
- Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
- Clinton, Hillary Rodham (Hillary Diane Rodham), 1947 1
- Continental Airlines 1
- Cook County College Teachers Union. Local 1600 1
- Dearborn Federation of Teachers. Local 681 1
- Detroit Typographical Union No. 18 (Mich.) 1
- Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement 1
- Eastern Air Lines 1
- Flight Engineers' International Association 1
- Glenn, Elinor 1
- Henry, Mary Kay 1
- Illinois Labor Relations Board 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. Chrysler Department 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Ford Department 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 53 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 7 1
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
- Mandela, Nelson (Nelson Rolihlahla), 1918-2013 1
- McDermott, Dennis 1
- McElroy, Edward 1
- Michigan Federation of Teachers 1
- National Education Association of the United States 1
- Rodriguez, Arturo S. 1
- Shabat, Oscar E. 1
- Sherman, Jocelyn 1
- Swenson, Norman 1
- Texas Air Corporation 1
- United States. Civil Aeronautics Board 1
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
- United States. National Transportation Safety Board 1
- United States.. Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor and Management 1
- Velasco, Peter 1
- Woodcock, Leonard 1 ∧ view less
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