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AUCE Eighth Annual Convention (1 of 2)

File contains the agenda and associated material of the June 1981 AUCE 8th Annual Provincial Convention. Associated material includes delegates, rules of order, 1980 convention minutes, provincial executive reports, financial statements, provincial committee reports, local reports, resolutions, constitutional amendments, emergency proposals, and miscellaneous documents (report appendices and copies of correspondence).

AUCE Eighth Annual Convention (2 of 2)

File contains the agenda and associated material of the June 1981 AUCE 8th Annual Provincial Convention. Associated material includes delegates, rules of order, 1980 convention minutes, provincial executive reports, financial statements, provincial committee reports, local reports, resolutions, constitutional amendments, emergency proposals, and miscellaneous documents (report appendices and copies of correspondence).

Bylaws And Amendments (2 of 3)

File contains bylaws, amendments, and other materials of the Association of University and College Employees, Local 1 (UBC), dated January 1982 to August 1980. Topics discussed include jurisdiction, membership, executive duties and elections, committees, recall, meetings, dues and finances, approval of contracts, strikes and lockouts, changes to labour agreements, discipline, grievances, financial statements from January to July 1982, reports from the office staff to the executive, correspondence, job descriptions.

Cereno J. Kelley correspondence

File consists primarily of correspondence between Spring and Captain Cereno Jones Kelley that references exchanges of statements, information, and figures relating to claims for vessels "Kate" and "Favourite." The file also includes a copy of Kelley's letter to F.B. Marvin & Co. upon the seizure of the steamer "Coquitlam," and a document regarding the "Modus Vivendi" on C.J. Kelley & Co. stationery in an unknown hand.

Communications

File contains the AUCE Local 1 (UBC) newsletter ""Across Campus,"" correspondence, reports, and other records dated April 25, 1973 to October 1973. Topic discussed include the dissolution of a library committee (Coboss) and their support for the AUCE, labour board certification delays, courses for staff, rights of employees during probation, opposing discrimination, information and procedure for stewards handling grievances, history of the AUCE and Locals, steward duties and rights, an article and brief about the Status of Women at UBC report, wage increases vs. percentage increases, salaries, petition to the University Labour Committee about negotiations, job classification and job security, and meeting rules of order. File also contains a copy of the ""Final Report of the President's Ad Hoc Committee which considered 'A Report on the Status of Women at the University of British Columbia' with particular reference to Employed Staff"" dated October 1973, and the following copies of the AUCE newsletter:

Across Campus Volume 1, Issue 1, April 25, 1973 includes information on organizing committees and a pamphlet ""Anti-Biblos"" published by library staff, the dental plan, AUCE publications available for distribution, overtime regulations and calculation, that office staff are not required to wash dishes, present salary scales, and notice of membership meeting.

Across Campus Volume 1, Issue 2, May 22, 1973 includes information on the AUCE membership drive and certification by the Labor Relations Board, organization efforts in the library, retirement and pensions, setting up committees for grievances and communications, the CCU convention in Winnipeg, rumours of faculty joining a government employees union, new executive members, notice of membership meeting, an opinion poll on whether the AUCE should become an official union or not, a new SFU salary scale, and revision of Local 1 division structure.

Across Campus Volume 1, Issue 1, October 3, 1973 includes information on the new proposed Labor Code and certification, part-time workers, notice of membership meeting, renting office space in the student union building, an update on the membership drive, reclassification procedure and job duties, UBC staff salaries and average wages in B.C., and wage comparisions with other unions.

Across Campus Volume 1, Issue 2, October 22, 1973 includes information on communicating policy changes, notice of membership meeting, amendments to bylaws on dues and finances, part-time hourly employees, an update on the membership drive, bi-monthly salary payment, grievance procedures, the AUCE office opening, job reclassification results and retroactive pay, holidays in December, and daycare.

Across Campus news release includes information on the membership drive and AUCE background, and a talk by Alderman Harry Rankin on the subject of labor law, certification, and the role of unions in bargaining and grievance procedures.

Across Campus Volume 1, Issue 3, November 5, 1973 includes information on Harry Rankin and his talk, AUCE participation in the Coalition on University Reform and changes to the Universities Act, notice of membership meeting, amendements to bylaws on dues and finances, participation in a committee on women's rights, an update on the membership drive, UBC exemption from the Human Rights Act, and new insurance and disability plans.

Across Campus Volume 1, Issue 4, November 15, 1973 includes information on the membership drive, an AUCE party, dues for part-time staff, publication of the AUCE constitution and bylaws, notice of special membership meeting, renting office space, donations, information on the Local 1 Executive, a report released by the President's Ad Hoc Committee on the status of women non-academic staff at UBC, and revised job descriptions.

Across Campus Volume 1, Issue 5, November 26, 1973 includes information on the membership drive, the AUCE party, notice of special membership meeting, renting office space, the question of including VGH Faculty of Medicine in the bargaining unit, probation and salary scale, and a list of division organizers.
Across Campus Volume 1, Issue 6, December 31, 1973 includes information on the status of the AUCE, notice of membership meeting, establishing a steward structure and contract committee, donations, key points of the constitution and bylaws, an update on certification, negotiation of the initial contract, compulsory dues, retroactive pay and job reclassification, preparing for negotiations with university administration, a tentative division structure, and temporary employees being denied holidays.

Communications

File contains correspondence, newsletters, bulletins, and other records dated February 7, 1975 to September 28-29, 1974. Topics discussed include interactions and conflict between Locals and AUCE Provincial, contract negotiations, and amendments to the AUCE provincial constitution. File also contains the following newsletters and bulletins:

Across Campus Volume 3, Number 1, February 5, 1975 includes information on job evaluation committee activities, natural and artificial lighting in the workplace, the structure of the provincial executive, executive elections, a postal strike, a report from the union office, the university community credit union, reports from Locals, the AUCE provincial, and pension committee, finances, contracts, and executive contact information.

Across Campus Volume 3, Number 2, March 5, 1975 includes information on the first annual AUCE convention and a call for delegates, grievances and reclassification, the discrimination article in the contract, the CKLG (CUPE Local 686) strike, the university community credit union, an editorial, reports from Locals and the provincial executive, and study benefits and taking courses at UBC.

Across Campus Volume 2, Number 4, April 1975 includes information on nominations, CUPE 116, strike committee proposals, commentary on the strike committee report, contract discussion and a Division D contract workshop, inflation and wages, women in the workplace, a list of contract committee members, reports on finances, communications, and a summary of the March 13, 1975 meeting minutes, the cost of living in BC, the question of paid positions in the union office, and a request for information on UBC's budget.

Across Campus Volume 2, Number 5, May 1975 includes information on the AUCE Local 2 (SFU) strike, contract negotiations at SFU, resignation of the Local 1 vice-president, a list of contract committee members, a report on Labour Relations Board hearings on student assistants and seniority steps, letters to the editor, campus co-op rental housing, reports from Locals and the provincial executive, finances, discussion on affiliation with other organizations, the future of AUCE, the benefits and drawbacks of having a provincial organization, the requirements for running a union, Malaspina College support staff withdrawing their charter with the AUCE, a book review on painting in Canada, a poem, and financial and communications reports.

Across Campus Volume 2, Number 6, July 1975 includes information on the AUCE and its members, wages and contracts, a report from the job evaluation committee, criticism of the job evaluation committee, an excerpt of an article on wage hikes, the effect of inflation on workers, a poem, a discussion of apathy, an overview of other unions operating on campus (BCGEU, HSA, CUPE, OTEU, IUOE), an appeal from the contract committee for research assistance, and facts and figures from the UBC budget.

Across Campus Volume 2, Number 7, August 1975 includes information on the form and content of the newsletter, a question about salutations in correspondence, Malaspina College staff representation by CUPE, a discussion of across-the-board and percentage increases, job evaluation, an overview of OTEU Local 15, analysis and commentary on UBC's contract proposal, a summary of Local 2's (SFU) contract, inflation and ecocomics in the USA and its effects, a glossary of terms, the university community credit union, an article on SORWUC, and changes to bus schedules.

Across Campus Volume 3, Number 7 September 1975 includes information on contract committee negotiations and members, a message from the Canadian Association for Repeal of the Abortion Laws, a membership meeting discussing wage scales, opinions on wage restraints, scheduling and meeting conflicts, supporting CUPW and boycotting the postal code, a labour studies course offered at Capilano College, a personal narrative about work, poetry, AUCE history, strikes, lockouts, and picketing, courses offered by the Vancouver People's Law School, a strike strategy for UBC, a list of organizations run by and supporting women in Vancouver, a report from the grievance committee, and a reprint of the notice of bus schedule changes.

Across Campus September 23, 1975 includes information on contract negotiations and a detailed report on the negotiation process to date.

Across Campus Bulletin Number 2, October 1, 1975 includes information on contract negotiations and updates on the process, nominations for convention delegates and table officers, the agenda for the October 9, 1975 membership meeting, statement of income and expenses, and the meeting minutes from September 11, 1975.

Across Campus November 16, 1975 includes information on contract negotiations, membership demands, calling a strike vote, detailed discussion of contract issues, effects of legislation, updates on committee meetings, resolutions passed at the AUCE provincial convention, daycare for children of staff members, grievances, and the CUPW postal strike.
UBC Library Bulletin Number 120, April 9, 1975 includes information on an increased library operating budget, the establishment of library task forces on binding, security, collections, and extended services, new filing policies, renovation of Brock Hall into a processing building, a report on travel grants and expenses, the history of technical services workspaces in the UBC library, and announcements.

Communications

File contains reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, and other records dated August, October, and November 1984, and March and July 1985. Topics discussed include the potential merger with CUPE, recommentations from the Merger Committee, an overview of the service contract with CUPE, other affiliation options investigated (with OTEU, BCGEU, VMREU, HEU), a budget report with income and expenses, AUCE Local 1 name chage to UEU (University Employees Union), contracts and negotiations, guest speaker on Solidarity in Poland, committee reports on contracts, grievances, and health and safety, guest speaker on the Education Day of Concern, election statements and ballot instructions, and arbitrations on flexible work weeks.

Communications Committee minutes

File contains Communications Committee meeting minutes dated May 5, 1975 to August 5, 1980. Topics discussed include nominations and elections, correspondence, newsletter contents and distribution, editorial policy, and recordkeeping.

File also contains a Communications Committee Information Sheet, correspondence, committee membership lists, and a 1976 synopsis of the December 1975 strike. File also contains notes of the Management Alternatives Committee dated April 2, 1980, and notes of the Affiliation Convention dated April 12, 1980.

[Contract negotiations]

File contains newsletters, correspondence, news releases, and other records dated January 30, 1985 to November 15, 1984. Topics discussed include the Great Trek '85 and protesting cuts to education funding, contract negotiations, briefs to the UBC Board of Governors from CUPE Local 2278 (UBC Teaching Assistants' Union) and AUCE Local 1, settlement terms, a transcript of a meeting between representatives of AUCE Local 1, CUPE 2278, OTEU 15, IUOE 882, CUPE 116, and UBC's President Pedersen, university budget cuts, and statements and news releases on the negotiation process.

Correspondence 1895, 1906-1912

File contains letters related to Spring's requests for the appointment of a commission for the final settlement of Modus Vivendi claims. Notable correspondents include Louis-Philippe Brodeur, Minster of Marine and Fisheries; William Templeman, Acting Minster of Marine and Fisheries; A. Johnson, Deputy Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Martin Burrell, Minister of Agriculture; Charles J. Doherty, Minister of Justice; John Douglas Hazen, Minister of Marine and Fisheries; W.T. White, Victoria Board of Trade. File also includes an index created by Spring of select letters from 1892 to 1928, entitled "List of letters, referring to correspondence on Modus Vivendi Claims for Season 1892."

Correspondence 1913-1914

File contains letters related to "Modus Vivendi" claims for the schooners "Kate" and "Favorite" and correspondence in response Spring's 1914 petition and memorial to Parliament. Notable correspondents include George Henry Barnard, Member of Parliament for Victoria City; John Douglas Hazen, Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Charles Edmund Kingsmill, Director of Naval Services; Martin Burrell, Minister of Agriculture. The file also includes typed copies of the notice of liability to interruption issued to sealers in March 1892, a copy of a letter received from L.A. Cattaliar, Under Secretary of State, in 1895 regarding the sealers' unsuccessful claims for losses, and estimates of losses incurred during the season.

Correspondence 1917-1926

File contains sporadic correspondence regarding sealing claims from 1917-1918, 1921-1922, and 1925-1926. Notable correspondents include Wilfrid Laurier; Ward Fisher, Deputy Minister of the Naval Service; the Deputy Minister of Justice; Fred A. McGregor, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister; Pierre Joseph Arthur Cardin, Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Thomas Mulvey, Under Secretary of State; R.A. Sargent, barrister.

Correspondence 1927

File primarily contains correspondence related to a 1927 petition by Spring and others to William Lyon Mackenzie King requesting the establishment a royal commission inquiring into damages suffered by sealers due to the extension of the "Modus Vivendi." A copy of the petition is also included in the file. Notable correspondents include William A. Found, Director of Fisheries; Alfred Duranleau, Minister of Fisheries; C.H. French, Fur Trade Commissioner; Lucien Cannon, Solicitor General; L.C. Moyer, Private Secretary of the Prime Minister; George Warren, Managing Secretary of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce; W.E. Payne, Executive Secretary of the Vancouver Board of Trade; Alan Webster Neill, Member of Parliament for Comox-Alberni; Hewitt Bostock, Senator from Kamloops.

Correspondence 1928

File contains correspondence relating to the prospects for the settlement of sealing claims under the current government and correspondence with R.E. Gosnell of the Legislative Press Gallery, who agreed to lobby for Spring in Ottawa. Notable correspondents include James Horace King, Minister of Soldiers Civil Re-Establishment; C.H. Gibbons, Vice President, Legislative Press Gallery; Lucien Cannon, Solicitor General; A.M. Manson, Attorney General; Hewitt Bostock, Senator from Kamloops; W. Stewart Edwards, Deputy Minister of Justice; Simon Fraser Tolmie, premier of British Columbia. The file also includes a draft of 1928 memorial to J.H. King requesting an investigation of sealing claims.

Correspondence 1929-1930

File primarily contains replies to Spring in response to a memorandum synopsis of the "Modus Vivendi" sent to various officials. The file also includes a draft of a memorial addressed to Sidney Webb, Secretary of State for the Dominions, and a typed copy of a 1895 letter that H. Paxton, owner of the schooner "Wanderer," wrote to Joseph Chamberlain, member of the British Parliament. Notable correspondents include Lucien Cannon, Solicitor General; Hewitt Bostock, Senator from Kamloops; Alan Webster Neill, Member of Parliament for Comox-Alberni; William A. Found, Director of Fisheries; Pierre Joseph Arthur Cardin, Minister of Marine and Fisheries; John Hosie, Provincial Librarian and Archivist.

Correspondence 1931-1934, 1937

File contains letters regarding Spring's attempts to reengage the government on the issue of the "Modus Vivendi" claims. The file also includes drafts of letters to Richard Bedford Bennett, Prime Minister of Canada, a draft of a 1934 petition to the Chairman of the Senate Committee of the Pelagic Sealing Treaty of 1911, and a copy of October 6, 1931 clipping from the "Daily Times" and "Daily Colonist" in Victoria regarding settlement of the "Coquitlam" claim. Notable correspondents include Alan Webster Neill, Member of Parliament for Comox-Alberni; D'Arcy Britton Plunkett, Member of Parliament for Victoria; Henry Herbert Stevens, Minister of Trade and Commerce; Alfred Duranleau, Minister of Marine and Minister of Fisheries (Acting); Ian Mackenzie, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre; Albert Edward Munn, Member of Parliament for Vancouver North; A.W. Merriam, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister; W. Stewart Edwards, Deputy Minister of Justice.

[Correspondence with other unions]

File contains correspondence between the Association of University and College Employees and other organizations, from 1977 to 1982. Topics discussed include donations, letters of support and appreciation, maternity benefits and the UIC, strikes, conferences on women and student workers, health seminars, lack of legal materials available in prisons, political and international causes, workers' rights, education, and childcare. Organizations corresponded with include the HEU, AUCE Local 2 (SFU), SORWUC, CUPE, CUPW, CAIMAW, the Canadian Federation of Students, VMREU, and others. File also contains a money order receipt for the SFU 18 Legal Defense Committee dated June 4, 1979, a partial copy of meeting minutes dated December 2, 1978, and press releases and several telegrams.

Correspondence with other unions and UBC

File contains correspondence with other unions and with UBC dated February 13, 1974 to June 1, 1976. Topics include seminars, leaves of absence, union membership, speaking invitations, and financial and moral support.

File also contains copies of informational leaflets advocating for AUCE, a press release, and drafts towards a Union Organizer manual. File also contains one undated copy of CAIMAW's newsletter "Sparker" and a report of the Canadian Confederation of Unions - B.C. Council Convention dated February 22, 1976.

Correspondence, incoming (1 of 3)

File contains incoming correspondence dated February 1979 to June 1979. Topics include referendums, constitutional amendments, office equipment, newsletters, support of causes and other unions, university procedure, union staffing and membership, disciplinary action, leaves of absence, public visibility, grievances with UBC, unemployment insurance, symposium proceedings on UBC day care, job descriptions, legal representation, educational courses, insurance benefits, the All-items Index of Consumer Prices for Canada, membership meetings, and a request for student volunteers.

Correspondence, incoming (2 of 3)

File contains incoming correspondence dated December 1978 to March 1979. Topics include support of causes and other unions, newsletters, arbitration, the Provincial Convention, the Consumer Price Index, educational courses, union staffing and membership, formation of an AUCE Travel Club, office equipment, pension plans, finances, the Essential Services Disputes Act, relations and negotiations with UBC, job descriptions, debates of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, steward seminars, and human rights.

Correspondence, incoming (3 of 3)

File contains incoming correspondence dated March 1979 to December 1979. Topics include support of causes and other unions, grievances with UBC, newsletters, union staffing and membership, contract negotiations, Labour Relations Board reports, gender discrimination on campus, human rights legislation, gay rights, membership meetings, educational courses, the Employee Assistance Program, availability of legal reference to prison inmates, unemployment insurance, office equipment and administration, leaves of absence, the Consumer Price Index, charges against union members, working conditions, referendum procedure and outcomes, job descriptions, conferences, resignations and appointments, support of Vietnamese refugees, and the Muckamuck Restaurant strike.

[CUE Communications committee records]

File contains newsletters of Canadian University Employees (formerly Local 1 of AUCE), a CUPE-CUE Report on the first year of affiliation, carbon copy of a list of CUE officers submitted to CUPE, a January 30, 1986 membership meeting bulletin, hand-written notes regarding the presence of U.S. efficiency analysis firm Ritchie and Associates, and a bulletin regarding Ritchie and Associates' Final Report on Financial Services.

On Cue, Summer 1986 newsletter includes a CUE representatives directory, Grievance Committee report, Health and Safety Report, two reports on the CUPE BC 23rd Annual Convention, reprinted article from the Canadian Labour Congress on free trade, information on contractual obligations for medical leave, report and open letter on campus daycare, an update on activity and presence of Ritchie and Associates, a report on St. Paul Hospital's negotiations, and a letter to the editor regarding leadership of the Social Credit party.

[May 1986] newsletter includes a Contract Committee report, Grievance Committee report, CUE for Safety report, a report on the risks of video display terminals, a Union Office report, a report on the benefits of CUPE affiliation, letters to 'Your Cue' (Editor's Corner) from Local 1 members, correspondence opposing Ritchie and Associates, an article in solidarity of the Hospital Employees Union, information on South African apartheid, statement requesting support of child care, and a "Name the Newsletter Contest" ballot.

CUE's News, February 1986 newsletter includes a statement on office restructuring, update on wage increment implementation at UBC, Grievance Committee report, October 1985 CUPE National Convention report, Contract Committee report, letter of thanks from the Daycare Council, Job Evaluation Committee report, reprint of Current Disputes, and correspondence regarding the Pacific Western Airline dispute.

[CUE Communications committee records]

File contains CUE newsletter On Cue and other Communications Committee records dated February 1988 to December 1988. Other records include letters to the editor of On Cue, a brief written history of CUE, a photocopied Vancouver Sun article dated June 23, 1988 regarding student admissions, and correspondence from CUE President. Topics of correspondence chiefly regard choice of covers for On Cue.

On Cue, February 1988 includes article against Free Trade, notice of Safety Committee meeting, letters to the editor, article discussing privatization, personals, notice of BCFED boycotts, minutes of extraordinary membership meeting dated December 16, 1987, and CUE financial statements.

On Cue, December 1988 includes President's report, Communications Committee report, Grievance Committee report, Job Evaluation Committee report, reprinted Canadian Labour Congress article, article on types of bargaining, reprinted Canadian Labour article on safety concerning chemical hazards, call for boycott of California table grapes, CUE financial statements, minutes of Executive Committee meetings dated October 26, 1988 and November 9, 1988, minutes of general membership meeting dated October 27, 1988, and notice of general membership meeting dated January 19, 1989.

On Cue, November 1988 contains President's report, Communications Committee report, Grievance Committee report, Education Committee report, notice of cancellation of November membership meeting, recruitment initiatives, notice of Payroll Department understaffing, news from other unions, reprinted article on free trade from the Vancouver Province, article on types of bargaining, personals, letters to the editor, minutes of Executive Committee meetings dated September 14, 1988 to October 13, 1988, minutes of general membership meetings dated September 29, 1988 and October 20, 1988, questionnaire regarding ABS Committee representatives, CUE representative list, and agenda for general membership meeting dated November 17, 1988.

On Cue, October 1988 contains President's report, Communications Committee report, Grievance Committee report, article on the collective bargaining process, notice regarding newsletter delivery, Executive Committee meeting minutes dated August 10, 1988 to September 7, 1988, personals, financial statements, CUE representative list, and notice of recruitment campaign.

On Cue, September 1988 includes advertisements, union office noticements, letters to the editor chiefly regarding free speech in the newsletter and Australia Exchange, article on the collective bargaining process, notice of contract articles, information on job reclassifications, Grievance Committee report, notice of courses offered by the Canadian Labour Council, Treasurer's note, minutes of extraordinary executive meeting dated June 24, 1988, minutes of special executive meeting dated July 8, 1988, and agenda for general membership meeting dated September 15, 1988.

On Cue, Summer 1988 includes listing of CUE representatives, reprinted articles from AUCE newsletter dated June 1981, article on basic parliamentary procedure, letters to the editor, article on the collective bargaining process, notice of fall membership meeting dates, minutes of executive meeting dated May 25, 1988 , financial statements, and minutes of general membership meeting dated June 15, 1988.

On Cue, Juin 18889 [sic] includes listing of CUE representatives, Communications Committee report, article on the collective bargaining process, advertisements from Vancouver women's groups, article on basic parliamentary procedure, Grievance Committee report, executive meeting minutes dated April 27, 1988, financial statements, general membership meeting minutes dated April 5, 1988, and a general membership meeting agenda dated June 15, 1988.

On Cue, Mai [sic] 1988 includes listing of CUE representatives, letters to the editor, a Grievance Committee report, reprinted articles regarding health and safety at work, advertisements for benefits, article on basic parliamentary procedure, article on the collective bargaining process, notice of membership meeetings, executive meeting minutes dated March 15, 1988 to April 13, 1988, 1987 Auditor's Report fulfilled by Dunwoody & Company, and a call for participants on the Contract Committee.

On Cue, Spring 19888 [sic] includes listing of CUE representatives, printed correspondence chiefly regarding On Cue covers, notice of first annual MayWorks festival, article regarding indexing of pensions, notice of community conference on privatization, Hiring Committee report, notice of Payroll Department staff shortages, Grievance Committee report, notice for day of recognition for workers killed or injured on the job, personals, and a blank volunteer sign-up form.

On Cue, March 1988 includes a poem celebrating International Women's Day, listing of CUE representatives, letter of resignation from CUE President, letters to the editor regarding newsletter covers and a staff restaurant, open letters and articles expressing solidarity for International Women's Day, reprinted Vancouver Sun article regarding teacher unionization dated February 4, notice of available courses from the Canadian Labour Congress and Capilano College, articles on sexual harassment, and article protesting privatization.

CUE Executive minutes

File contains meeting minutes and other records dated December 12, 1990 to February 20, 1990. Topics discussed include the library planning committee, correspondence, contracts, office staffing and equipment, budgets, grievances, policies, education, benefits, CUPE B.C. Convention, leasing an office, library cutbacks, relations with the university and other unions, and bylaws. File also contains notes, agendas, action lists, correspondence, a lease between CUPE and Dakralda Properties Ltd. for office space, and memos.

CUE Executive minutes

File contains meeting minutes and other records dated November 19, 1991 to January 10, 1991. Topics discussed include a women's committee, correspondence, budgets, elections, steward training, office staffing, grievances, interactions with CUPE, bylaws, possible affiliation with B.C. Federation of Labour, education, pension committee, newsletter, health and safety, contracts, booking time off, presentations from political candidates, and a hospital strike. File also contains agendas, memos, and list of members' time off.

CUE Executive minutes (1 of 5)

File contains meeting minutes dated December 8, 1987 to September 8, 1987. Topics discussed include hiring, bylaws, budgets, staff issues, contracts, grievances, education, health and safety, and communications. File also contains several agendas, job descriptions, a calendar page, handwritten notes, and correspondence with UBC.

CUE Executive minutes (2 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes and other records dated May 24, 1989 to January 11, 1989. Topics discussed include executive elections, contracts, recruiting, financial reports, communications, grievances, nurses strike, office business, health and safety, job evaluation, interactions with the Trade Union Research Bureau (TURB), hiring, information about the sexual harrassment committee, staffing changes, and budgets. File also contains a photocopied page of executive duties and procedures, memos, executive position descriptions and policies, agendas, and correspondence.

CUE Executive minutes (2 of 5)

File contains meeting minutes dated September 8, 1987 to June 30, 1987. Topics discussed include executive reports, financial reports, contracts, grievances, education, health and safety, communication, hiring, arbitration, policies, newsletter, and overtime. File also contains correspondence from CUPE and others, and financial balance sheets.

CUE Executive minutes (3 of 5)

File contains meeting minutes dated June 30, 1987 to March 24, 1987. Topics discussed include contracts, grievances, communications, health and safety, education, financial reports, newsletter, recommendations from the sexual harrassment committee, hiring, pension plans, CUPE charter, strike fund, and budget projections. File also contains several agendas, memos, correspondence, a report from UBC, referenda reports, and authorization forms.

CUE Executive minutes (4 of 5)

File contains meeting minutes and other records dated September 15, 1988 to February 22, 1988. Topics discussed include executive nominations, sexual harrassment committee report, tuition waivers, financial reports, budgets, grievances, health and safety, contracts, job evaluation, education, communications, newsletter, staffing, recruiting, bylaws, labour relations and arbitration, asbestos at UBC. File also contains agendas, information on Canadian Labour Congress seminars and course descriptions, notes on union organizing, an Industrial Relations Management Association (IRMA) of British Columbia seminar on personnel testing, memos, and correspondence.

CUE Executive minutes (4 of 5)

File contains meeting minutes dated March 10, 1987 to February 17, 1987. Topics discussed include union staffing, financial reports, grievances, education, health and safety, communications, contracts, overtime, membership meetings, job descriptions, bylaws, and a report from the sexual harrassment committee. File also contains executive authorization forms, correspondence, memos, and several agendas.

CUE Executive minutes (5 of 5)

File contains Executive meeting minutes and records of CUE executive dated February 10, 1987 to January 5, 1987. Topics discussed include job descriptions, CUPE membership and merger, benefits, health and safety, grievances, contracts, and financial reports. File also contains agendas, correspondence, executive authorization forms, statement from the CUE president, a service contract between CUPE and AUCE Local 1, safety speakers lists, UBC policies and procedures, and an office administration and membership servicing report dated January 5, 1987.

CUE Executive minutes (5 of 5)

File contains meeting minutes and other records dated June 15, 1988 to January 19, 1988. Topics discussed include executive nominations, labour relations, grievances, contracts, organizing meetings, office staffing, health and safety, communications, education, the Australian job exchange, committee responsibilities, and bylaws. File also contains agendas, notes, a list of CUE executives and shop stewards, correspondence, an interim balance sheet dated March 31, 1988, sample forms, list of Butterworths publications, and a Canadian Labour Congress information package.

[CUPE merger correspondence and other materials]

File contains correspondence, memos, reports, and other records dated March 4, 1987 to January 5, 1987. Topics discussed include opposition and support for CUPE affiliation, the affiliation referendum and results, greivances, and copies of an office administration and membership servicing report including observations and recommendations.

Donald Urquhart documents

File consists of letters and documents relating to Captain Donald Urquhart. The files includes letters to Captain Owen Thomas of schooner "Venture" from an unknown party regarding restrictions on entering the Bering Sea and referencing Captain Urquhart. The files also contains Spring's notes regarding and drafts of letters to Urquhart's family, as well as documents from Customs and Excise, Canada regarding Urquhart's ownership of vessels "Venture," "W.P. Sayward," and "Penelope."

Executive correspondence

File contains incoming and outgoing executive correspondence dated March 1974 to June 1977. Topics include membership, recycling on campus, relations with the Provincial association, daycare and maternity benefits, public relations, leaves of absence, requests for and letters of support from outside organizations and unions, letters of resignation and termination, job descriptions and evaluations, cutbacks at UBC, referendum procedure, dissatisfaction with local governance, negotiations and contracts with UBC, general and executive membership meetings, health care plans, strikes and demonstrations, strikebreakers and discipline procedure, educational workshops, union jurisdiction, retirement, surveys, rent and rent control, gender discrimination, by-laws and constitutions, office expenses, and pay equity. File also contains a copy of the October 5, 1973 "Dental Care Plan Service Contract" (and subsequent riders) between the Medical Services Association and the University of British Columbia.

Executive meeting minutes (2 of 8)

File contains executive meeting minutes dated January 3, 1979 to November 26, 1979. Topics discussed include committee reports, correspondence, pension plans, Local 2 strike and picketing at UBC, striking of sub-committees, grievances against UBC, union duties, compensation for duties, support for causes and other unions, disciplinary action, purchase of office supplies, union certification, job descriptions, sick leave, disability benefits, office restructuring, newsletters, and the implementation of a third-party employee benefits program. File also contains proposed agendas for executive meetings, and correspondence regarding solicitation of funds for SORWUC.

Executive meeting minutes (6 of 8)

File contains executive meeting minutes dated September 11, 1973 to December 18, 1974. Topics discussed include defining the bargaining unit, support for women's action, registering members, membership dues, leaflets and postering, grievances and grievance procedures, membership parties, the union's constitution, press releases, office rental and organization, relations with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, the Universities Act, negotiations with UBC and SFU, probation pay, office finances and administration, the newsletter, elections and voting, a negotiation seminar, International Women's Day, general membership meetings, shop stewards, communications with the Labour Relations Board, benefits, support for other unions, committee reports, contract priorities and negotiations, job classification, organization of the union, role of the executive, a conference of women in Canadian colleges and universities, nominations, membership cards and steward buttons, correspondence, record keeping, relations with the Provincial Association, the Provincial Convention, by-law amendments, general strike, division structure, unfair ballot protest, harrassment of union employees by their supervisors, establishing a credit union, job retraining, working conditions, and relations with the new Labour Council.

File also contains correspondence regarding the unfair ballot, and a list of restructured divisions.

Executive meeting minutes (7 of 8)

File contains executive meeting minutes dated January 9, 1980 to December 16, 1980. Topics discussed include correspondence, cutbacks, donations and donation policy, reimbursements, individual and committee reports, inappropriate disciplinary action, the newsletter "On Campus", grievances, job reclassification, leaves of absence, relations with the Provincial Association, increased Per Capita Tax, office rental and supplies, office administration, financial reports, the strike fund, union membership, general membership meetings, job evaluation, by-law amendments, resignation of the President, the bi-weekly pay period, vacation pay, union dues, the Stewards' Seminar, support of other unions, duties of Local association officers and committees, committee structure and functioning, union job descriptions, enforced retirement, allegations against Marcel Dionne, support for womens' rights and anti-nuclear endeavors, striking and lock-outs, letters of complaint arising from a strike, arbitration and negotiation with UBC, office insurance, seniority for employees excluded from the union, union affiliation, Benefacts, purchasing of office equipment, and the employee assistance program.

File also contains a poster to a "public rally and dance in support of the Nicaraguan Literacy Crusade."

Executive meeting minutes (8 of 8)

File contains several executive meeting minutes dated May 15, 1979 to February 19, 1981. Topics discussed include correspondence, individual and committee reports, support of other unions and causes, the donation policy, relations/disagreements with and contributions to the Provincial Association, union affiliation, office administration, union publications, grievances, contract and pension negotiation, AUCE/CUPE certification, cutbacks, the "On Campus" newsletter, union dues, by-law amendments, job evaluations, job classification, financial budgets, inappropriate disciplinary action, reimbursement, resignation of the President, office administration and expenditures, and enforced retirement.

File also contains a letter of appointment for a mediator from the Labour Relations Board. File also contains correspondence received by AUCE in November and December 1981, and a list of division members.

Executive outgoing correspondence

File contains copies of outgoing executive correspondence dated November 1, 1975 to November 22, 1976. Topics include press communications, union representatives and representation, the Anti-Inflation Board (AIB), executive and membership meetings, communciations and negotiations with UBC, collective agreements, grievance, union jurisdiction and exemption, cooperation with other unions, maternity leave, job classifications and descriptions, seniority, layoffs, steward seminars, striking, strike fund, arbitration, new employee orientation, status of women, interpretation of by-laws and collective agreement, retirement, office plant repotting, finances, employee transfers, correspondence, union office organization, land lease increase, and union elections. Recipients consist primarily of UBC officials and employees, and include other unions, arbitrators, and union federations.

Executive outgoing correspondence

File contains copies of outgoing executive correspondence dated December 6, 1977 to December 22, 1977. Topics include union exemption, grievances, finances, maternity leave and benefits, union representatives and representation, leaves of absence, arbitration, request for membership statistics, pay-back compliance plan with the Anti-Inflation Board (AIB), job classifications and descriptions, employee aptitude, intelligence and psychological assessment testing, communication and negotiation with UBC, media relations and press release, hiring policy, pension plan, office administration, rubber stamp requisition, payment of arbitration attendance expenses, vacation allowance, status of women and pay equity, membership meetings, retroactive pay, hiring for catalogue conversion project, and union fees. Recipients consist primarily of UBC officials and employees, and include other unions, arbitrators, union federations, and the AIB. File also contains applications for the appointment of a Labour Relations Board officer.

General correspondence

File contains AUCE incoming and outgoing correspondence dated March, 1987 to December 29, 1987. Topics include legal representation, membership and other meetings, collective agreement with UBC, employee benefits, temporary employees, severance and lay-offs, hiring and wages of disabled employees, vacation entitlement, sessional instructors, grievances with UBC, BC Federation of Labour Bill 19 Working Conference, CUPE National Defence Fund, BC New Democratic Party, and CUPE merger. Correspondence also contains CUE "Office Administration and Membership Servicing Report: Job Evaluation Report" (January 5, 1987).

File also contains "Proposal for Settlement between Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 2950 and the University of British Columbia" (December 10, 1991).

General correspondence (1 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated June 13, 1984 to December 31, 1984. Topics discussed include union representatives and representation, support of other unions and causes, legal counsel, union assessments, relations and negotiations with UBC, labour studies educational courses, status of women, the New Democratic Party, breast cancer screening, autism, contract proposals, life insurance, research grant to support projects on the management of technological change in the workforce, UBC's financial position, Operation Solidarity, staff vacancy notice, committee meetings, and contract interpretation.

General correspondence (2 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated January 30, 1984 to June 12, 1984. Topics include union representatives and representation, education services, Operation Solidarity, sick leave, support of other unions and causes, office rentals, pension plans and employee benefits, Alcoholics Anonymous, seminars, anti-nuclearization activism, committee nominations, affiliation, human rights, subscriptions, status of women, dues accounting system, staff vacation, technological change, job descriptions, by-law amendments, UBC day care, union opposition, relations with UBC, opposition to Henry Kissinger's Vancouver visit, and management of library cutbacks.

General correspondence (3 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated January 5, 1984 to December 13, 1984. Topics include support of other unions and causes, human rights legislation, union nominations, office space, pension plans and employee benefits, provincial budget, union representatives and representation, maternity benefits, status of women, relations with UBC, budget cuts, Operation Solidarity, the New Democratic Party, arbitration, membership meetings, affiliation with CUPE, word processing job standard, Local 1 finances, Chilean political imprisonments, membership meeting agendas and minutes, solidarity in Poland, contract negotiations, use of non-union construction firms, union dues and taxes, employee pay rates, labour studies educational courses, union pin collection, flex time questionnaire, and grievances with UBC.

General correspondence incoming and outgoing (1 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated January 14, 1986 to December 11, 1986. Topics of outgoing correspondence include CUE grievance procedure, union representatives and representation, job classification, essential services, support of and coordination with other unions, boycott of businesses supporting apartheid South Africa, grievances and arbitration with UBC, status of women, child care at UBC, staff wages, secession from AUCE, Ritchie and Associates, and amendments to CUE by-laws and constitution. Topics of incoming correspondence include job description, pension plan, women's rights, advertisements, union representatives and representation, negotiations with UBC, United Way campaign, sick leave, calls for financial support, support of other unions, provincial general election, and labour education.

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