File 22-08 - [Local 1 Communications committee records]

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[Local 1 Communications committee records]

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File contains notices of general special membership meetings dated March 8, 1984 to December 13, 1984. Topics discussed include technological change, committee reports, by-law amendments, contract proposals, solidarity in Poland, and nominations. File also contains AUCE Local 1 newsletter "AUCE Expression" dated January 1984 to October 1984.

AUCE Expression, January 1984 includes a union leadership directory, discussion regarding Operation Solidarity and provincial legislation, appeals regarding disciplinary action against strikebreakers, proposed by-law amendments, results of a referendum, grievance report, trustees report on the secession referendum, financial statement from June 1983 to November 1983, audited financial statement, and an agenda for January 19, 1984.

AUCE Expression [February 1984] includes a letter protesting against the closing of David Thompson University Centre (Nelson, B.C.), a letter protesting defunding of the Vancouver Status of Women, a telegram protesting the arrest of trade unionists at Jesuit Centre San Salvador, a reprinted Canadian Industrial Relations and Personnel Developments article regarding childcare, a discussion of disciplinary action against strikebreakers, a notice of an SFU symposium series, Operation Solidarity report, grievance report, a reprinted Canadian Labour Congress article regarding wage control, minutes of the October 31, 1983 and November 10, 1983 special membership meetings, minutes of the January 19, 1984 membership meeting, proposed by-law amendments, and notices of motion.

AUCE Expression, May 1984 includes a reprinted Vancouver Courier article on layoffs at UBC, information on AUCE discounts, information from the Telecommunications Workers Union regarding deregulation of the telecommunications industry, minutes of membership meetings dated May 19, 1983 to April 26, 1984, information on health emergency management at UBC, Local 1 news brief, a notice of motion regarding discipline, and an agenda for May 24, 1984.

AUCE Expression, June 1984 (Health and Safety Issue) includes directories of shop stewards and the Communications Committee, a letter of thanks, information on health emergency management at UBC, a reprinted article on sweatshops, a reprinted CUPE article on unsafe office buildings, a reprinted article on staying healthy at work, a reprinted The Province article on electronic offices, a reprinted Homemakers Magazine article on office indoor air quality, a reprinted Globe & Mail article about workplace automation and worker's rights, a reprinted Worklife article on video display terminals, a reprinted section from "A Hard Man to Beat" (Bill White, Pulp Press), a reprinted article from the Canadian Mental Health Association on the effects of unemployment, an reprinted article from the Women's Occupational Health Resource Center on indoor air pollution, a report from Local 1's Safety Officer, a report on B.C. Labour Code amendments' bias towards management, "Program for the Protection of Human and Workers' Rights" from the Federation of Labour Executive Board, Merger Committee report, Contract Committee report, minutes from the May 24, 1984 membership meeting, notice of motion, and an agenda for June 21, 1984.

AUCE Expression, September 1984 (Technological Change Issue) includes letters of thanks, correspondence regarding Operation Solidarity payments, letter protesting non-union construction firms hired by UBC, articles and reports submitted by Operation Solidarity, an article on Nellie McClung, a reprinted article from CUPE's The Facts regarding no-layoff protection clauses, reprinted articles regarding VDT health and safety risks (from VDT Newsletter Vancouver Sun, The Province, BC Medical Journal, Health Protection for Operators of VDTs/CRTs, The Facts), reprinted article from "Race Against Time: An Overview of Office Automation" (Working Women) regarding workplace automation, reprinted article from Science Digest regarding typing strain, a summary of a VDT report by Dr. Hari Sharma, a statement and appeal for correspondence from the Technological Change Committee, grievance report, minutes of the June 21, 1984 membership meeting, reprint of Current Disputes, and a Local 1 news brief. Issue also contains a supplement entitled "The Electronic Sweatshop" excerpted from Perspectives on Women in the 1800's (University of Manitoba Press, 1983).

AUCE Expression, 1984 includes a reprinted pages from the Solidarity Coalition Bulletin, an open letter from Local 1's president regarding contractual victories, correspondence to the AUCE Province newsletter regarding wage increases, solicitation of endorsement from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers , reprinted CUPE: The Facts articles regarding Canadian poverty and incremental wage systems, a reprinted Industrial Relations Bulletin article regarding wage settlement data, a bulletin from the BC Federation of Labour regarding Workers' Compensation Board regulations, information regarding the Famous Players lockout, reprinted information from Current Disputes, Merger Committee report, Contract Committee report, minutes from the September 27, 1984 membership meeting, and an agenda for October 25, 1984.

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