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General Motors Corporation of Canada and International Union United Automobile Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers of America collection

  • RC0430
  • Collection
  • 1937-1967

The collection consists of master, local and supplemental agreements between the two organizations. Included is the first collective bargaining agreement recognizing an association of employees (United Automobile Workers, Local 222) at General Motors in April 1937 as well as agreements between various locals and McKinnon Industries and Frigidaire Products. There is also a copy of R.B. Reddoch, "A History of U.A.W. Activities at G.M. of Canada". The photographs are mainly of General Motors executives playing golf.

General Motors of Canada

Canadian labour collection

  • RC0491
  • Collection
  • 1848-1996

The collection consists of various items relating to Labour history.

  • Tie has drawing of a man in chains with the caption: Repeal Taft Hartley Law.
  • Three audio discs were produced for the Canada Department of Labour by the National Film Board of Canada. Their titles are: Technical and Vocational - - -Training in Canada, Unemployment Insurance in Canada, Labour Management in a Changing World. They are for use with filmstrips which are not extant. One audio disc was issued by the Canada Department of Labour. Its title is: Better Together, Main dans La Main.
  • B&w group photograph of Ontario Independent Labour Convention, 1922.
  • B&w (15) and col. (8) photographs, col. slides (9) of an unidentifed strike relating to Branch 551. One sign reads "Fuddle Duddle Trudeau"; mimeographed material re a strike at Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in 1962.
  • "Working Men's Association Tracts, The People Charter, 1848"
  • Letter from the Ancient Order of United Workmen (A.O.U.W.) Grand Lodge of Ontario, 27 October 1897.
  • Two oversize photographs of employees taken in front of a factory, possibly the B. Greening Wire Co. Ltd. in Hamilton, Ont.

Second accrual: Three photographs (50-2008): Men, horses and a wagon outside a mine, ca. 1910; Delegates to the Ontario Provincial Conference of Typographical Unions, St. Thomas, Ontario, 26 May 1914; Workers in front of Taylor-Forbes Ltd., a radiator foundry, Guelph, Ont., March 1938.

Third accrual (77-2009): poster re strike of International Beverage Dispensers and Bartenders Union, Local 289, Toronto; poster on board for "Labour Council of Metro Toronto and York Region, 1871-1996"; one membership card, 1937.

Fourth accrual (11-2010): St. John's Allied Printers' Union, Evening Telegram strike, 1979, two printed documents, "Don't Scab" and "Boycott the Telegram"

Toronto Typographical Union collection

  • RC0720
  • Collection
  • 1981-1985

This collection consists of taped interviews, some with transcripts, of interviews done by Alan O'Connor notes, correspondence, and draft copy of his report "Real Live Type", 1985.

Toronto Typographical Union

Canadian Union of Public Employees. Local 167 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

  • RC0726
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1989

Fonds consists of minute books (general membership, executive board, and grievance committees), agreements, proposals for negotiations, reports, and correspondence. The fonds also contains materials relating to traffic signal repairmen, Parking Authority, Dundurn Castle, Flamborough, Dundas, Heritage Village, and other locals (1797, 2177, and 3042).

Canadian Union of Public Employees. Local 167 (Hamilton, Ont.)

Canadian Union of Public Employees. Local 2151 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

  • RC0731
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1997

There have been two accruals. The first (00-1994) measures 40 cm, and is arranged into the following series: minutes; labour negotiations; grievances; financial; correspondence, bylaws, senority and officer lists; employer relations. The second (13-1999) has not yet been arranged or described.

Canadian Union of Public Employees. Local 2151 (Hamilton, Ont.)

Canadian Union of Public Employees. Local 794 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

  • RC0732
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1988

The fonds (15-1988) is arranged into the following series: minute books, financial, labour negotiations, and publications. Financial includes budget ledgers, cash book pages, estimates and reports, expenses and receipts, annual reports, income taxes, and union dues. Labour relations includes negotiations, agreements, regulations and guidelines, employee benefits, correspondence, and grievances. Publications include convention reports and photographs.

Canadian Union of Public Employees. Local 794 (Hamilton, Ont)

United Steelworkers of America. Local 2950 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

  • RC0804
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1955

The fonds consists of four slip-cased, bound minute books: 7 March 1943-22 February 1955; 8 January 1955-24 March 1975; 38 April 1975-22 June 1987 (includes financial statements; Executive and Stewards minutes, 6 September 1944-15 March 1955).

United Steelworkers of America, Local 2950 (Hamilton, ON)

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