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Jurisdictional disputes

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Administrative Files, 1953-1963

Scope and Contents

Correspondence of the Office of the Secretary-Treasurer, whose office coordinated implementation of the agreement with the international union "contact officers" assigned to receive complaints from the field. Also included are periodic status reports providing statistical data on compliance, pending cases, and agreements of extension forwarded to the Secretary-Treasurer by the internationals.

AFL-CIO No-Raid Agreement, 1953-1967

 Series 2
Scope and Contents Prior to the merger, on June 9, 1954, the AFL and CIO signed a No-Raiding Agreement to resolve jurisdictional claims in a manner mutually beneficial to the two parties. Following the merger in December 1955 the provisions of the No-Raiding Agreement were incorporated into the AFL-CIO Constitution as Article III, Sections 3 and 4, forming the basis of the federation's internal disputes plan. Under this plan, disputes which could not be resolved through conferences between the contending...

Dispute Case Files, 1954-1967

Scope and Contents

Disputes and agreements between local affiliates at the plant level. Most of the correspondence is between international representatives and the Secretary-Treasurer's office. Also included are telegrams, reports, memoranda, transcripts, copies of agreements, and decisions rendered by the Impartial Umpire, David L. Cole.

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1946-1960

 Series 6
Scope and Contents

The largest series in the collection consists of correspondence reflecting Meany's wide-ranging interests and activities beyond the labor movement (i.e., correspondence with church and civic organizations, research institutes, and prominent individuals).

National and International Union Correspondence, 1951-1960

 Series 1
Scope and Contents

This series includes letters exchanged by officers of the federation and officers of affiliated unions pertaining to general AFL and AFL-CIO policy matters and to such specific matters as organizing drives, strike settlements, and jurisdictional disputes. In some cases particular subjects appear as sub-headings (e.g., the 1953 disaffiliation of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters of particular NLRB decisions).