RG28. AFL-CIO. Organization and Field Services Department
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
AFL, AFL-CIO Organization and Field Services Department, International and National Union Charter files
The AFL-CIO Organization and Field Services Department is primarily responsible for coordination of union organizing, and monitoring union issues in elections. This collection is comprised of the charter files of the AFL and AFL-CIO which record the affiliation of national and international unions with the national body from 1886 to 1989.
The Organizing Department was given responsibility for administering charter records in the 1970s. This collection contains copies of AFL, CIO, and AFL-CIO state charters and related correspondence gathered or generated by the AFL-CIO Organization and Field Services Department. AFL charter materials date 1890-1955, CIO materials from 1937-1956, and AFL-CIO materials from 1956-1985. The bulk of all materials date from the 1930s to the 1950s
AFL, CIO, and AFL-CIO Department of Organization and Field Services, Local Central Body Charter records
The Department of Organization and Field Services for AFL and CIO and then AFL-CIO was responsible for promoting cooperation between national and local union bodies, as well as advocating for union victories in National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) elections. These records document the relationships between local central bodies and their parent federation. Types of materials include charters and local documents.
AFL-CIO Organization and Field Services Department, Local Central Body Constitutions and Bylaws records
In the 1970s, the Organization and Field Services Department gained responsibility of union charter records. This collection consists of materials related to the organization and function of local central union bodies. Materials include constitutions and bylaws of AFL-CIO local central bodies in the United States, as well as accompanying correspondence.