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Abstract From 1986 to 1987, AFSCME Assistant Director of Public Affairs Amy Mayers conducted an oral history project capturing memories of those involved with a federal pay equity lawsuit waged by AFSCME Council 28, which represents Washington state employees, against the state of Washingtion between 1982 and 1985. The lawsuit was one of many pay equity cases being fought nationally around this time. Collection consists of 28 video recordings of 16 interviews with 18 persons involved with the AFSCME v....
Dates: 1986-01 - 1987-07
Abstract Ann Shafer has lobbied in support of women's issues, including equal pay, sex and employment discrimination, reproductive freedom, and pregnancy disability benefits throughout her career. She began working in 1946 for W.K. Kellogg Company and was active in the American Federation of Grainmillers, retiring in 1983. She has been involved with the Michigan Democratic Party politics, co-founded a chapter of the National Organization of Women (NOW), and was one of the founding members of the...
Dates: 1950 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 2: G-M, Folder: 2
Abstract San Jose librarian Joan Goddard served as president of AFSCME Local 101 following the union’s 1981 contract fight centered on narrowing the gap between male and female municipal workers’ pay in San Jose, California. AFSCME Archivist Johanna Russ interviewed her in 2009. Collection consists of an audio recording and transcript of the interview. Goddard discusses her role in the negotiations and eventual strike during the AFSCME Local 101 (California) 1981 contract struggle.
Abstract The Association of Faculty Women was composed of female employees of Wayne State University in instructional or administrative positions. Its stated purpose was "to encourage membership of qualified faculty women to appointive and elective positions and responsibilities in the University and in the community; to promote the educational and professional welfare of all women, both staff and students, on the University Campus; and to enrich the educational and professional interests of faculty...
Dates: 1935 - 1971
- Women in the labor movement 3
- Oral histories 2
- Sex discrimination 2
- Abortion 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Collective bargaining -- Librarians 1
- Collective labor agreements -- Municipal employees 1
- Education, Higher 1
- Equal rights amendments 1
- Labor unions 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Pay equity 1
- Reproductive rights 1
- Sound recordings 1
- Strike votes 1
- Transcripts 1
- Video recordings 1
- Work environment 1 ∧ view less
- AFSCME 2
- AFSCME. Local 101 (Santa Clara County, Calif.) 1
- Booth, George R., Jr. 1
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
- Democratic Party (Mich.) 1
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