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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 6 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).

Speeches, 1961-1979

 Series 6
Scope and Contents This series consists of full texts of speeches by George Meany as well as articles or editorial pieces for publication in AFL-CIO and non-affiliated publications, statements to the press and interviews and statements before numerous congressional committees. The speeches and statements are generally in typescript, but also often include official releases and Meany's note cards and sometimes research materials. Interviews and press conferences are complete transcripts. Scattered pieces of...

State Central Body Correspondence, 1950-1960

 Series 3
Scope and Contents Letters in this series mainly reflect the routine communication between Meany and the officers of state labor organizations, including invitations to speak at state conventions or communications concerning local conditions that would be of concern to the federation. More specific topics that appear include labor unity, relations between state federation of labor or state industrial councils or national unions. Four folders relating to Canadian affairs and the Trades and Labor Congress of...