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Abstract Nancy E. Dunn, a Detroit Free Press copy editor and journalist, was heavily involved during the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News newspaper strike in the 1990s. Dunn not only participated on the picket line, but also acted as a spokesperson for the Metropolitan Council of Newspaper Unions. The Nancy E. Dunn Papers document the strike/lockout from its inception in July 1995 through December 2000. Documents include administrative and audiovisual materials that reflect the striker's activities....
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...
Abstract For many, John Sweeney is known as the now former head of the AFL-CIO, a position from which he retired in 2009 after 14 years of service. For most of the previous 35 years, though, he was a member turned officer of the Service Employees International Union, having served 15 of those years as its President. The SEIU Executive Office: John Sweeney Records document his tenure during these 15 years, although portions of these records predate his tenure in that office. The records...
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. While most of SEIU’s members reside in the United States, the SEIU is an international union with members and affiliates in countries all over the world. The records of SEIU’s International Affairs Department document the SEIU’s relationships with companies, unions,...
Abstract Since the formation of the United Auto Workers Union in 1935, union members have been actively involved in U.S. and international politics. Individual union members, from the highest ranking officer to the newest rank and file member have testified before Congress on issues ranging from trade and health care to housing and public welfare. Beginning in 1938 and ending in 2009 this collection documents the history of UAW members’ appearances before Congressional Committees. This collection...
- Subject: Unfair labor practices X
- Service Employees International Union 3
- AFL-CIO 2
- Sweeney, John J. 2
- African National Congress 1
- Detroit Free Press Co. 1
- Detroit News (Firm) 1
- Detroit Sunday Journal 1
- Dunn, Nancy E. 1
- Glenn, Elinor 1
- International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 1
- International Labour Organization 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
- National Labor Relations Bureau (U.S.) 1
- Newspaper Guild of Detroit 1
- North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 1
- Public Services International 1
- Stern, Andy 1
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
- World Bank 1
- Young, Coleman A. 1 ∧ view less
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