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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 These records represent roughly a decade’s worth of general business including correspondence with state offices, meeting minutes, conference materials, policy documents and other items relevant to educational issues and topics for locals under the Northeast Regional Office. There is also valuable information on Education Alternatives Inc in Hartford, Connecticut and in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dates: 1975 - 1999
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
- Collective bargaining 5
- Education 4
- Strikes and lockouts 4
- Labor unions 3
- Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 3
- Busing for School Integration 2
- Collective bargaining -- Teachers 2
- Michigan 2
- Nurses 2
- Public employees 2
- School integration 2
- Teachers 2
- Academic freedom 1
- Agency fee 1
- Bus drivers 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Collective labor agreements 1
- Education -- Privatization 1
- Educational evaluation 1
- Educational vouchers 1
- Government policy 1
- Health care employees 1
- Jewish day schools 1
- Labor laws and legislation 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Labor unions -- Mergers 1
- Maternity leave 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Parochial school unions 1
- Pensions 1
- Salaries -- Teachers 1
- Student movements 1
- Teachers -- Rating of 1
- Teachers -- Tenure 1
- Teachers Training of 1
- Vocational education 1
- Women's rights 1 ∧ view less
- American Federation of Teachers 6
- McElroy, Edward 2
- National Education Association of the United States 2
- American Federation of Teachers. Great Lakes Regional Office 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Northeast Regional Office 1
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