Fonds RC0299 - United Steelworkers of America. Local 1005 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

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United Steelworkers of America. Local 1005 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

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  • 1931-1988 (Creation)

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9 m of textual records and graphic material.
4 audio cassettes.

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Administrative history

Local 1005 was certified by the Supreme Court of Ontario on 6 April 1944. Before that it had been active as Labour Lodge 1005. Its members are employees of the Steel Company of Canada (Stelco).

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The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, circulars, photographs, news clippings, and labour negotiations, agreements, and contracts.

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Fonds was acquired in 1976. There was a very small second accrual of published material in May 1991.


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See also two sous-fonds: Bill Burniston and Tom McClure

There are Tom McClure materials in this fonds as well. See Boxes 1, 26, 28, 33, 39.

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Access to medical and pension files is restricted until 1 January 2077, except with permission of USW Local 1005.

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Further accruals are expected.

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