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Papers and vouchers belonging to the schooner "Kate"…

File contains documents relating to the schooner "Kate." Documents include exhibits to support claim of losses; account and expense sheets, including vessel inventories and lists of repairs and improvements; vouchers for expenses incurred by "Kate;" statements and declarations by Spring regarding "Kate;" insurance policy; related correspondence, a copy of the warning letter from H.M.S. "Daphne" against entering Bering Sea; claim to Pelagic Sealing Commission.

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."

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.

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.

Personal correspondence

File contains a personal letter from Spring to his son-in-law, Leslie A. Smith, who married Spring's daughter, Loretta.

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.

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.

[Miscellaneous correspondence]

File contains correspondence between the Association of University and College Employees and other organizations, from 1973 to 1975. Topics discussed include the status of women in education and employment, health and safety information from the Workman's Compensation Board, conferences and seminars, flexible work week. Organizations corresponded with include UBC and the The Women's Office of the Alma Mater Society (AMS), the Workman's Compensation Board, Variety Club, Service, Office, and Retail Workers Union of Canada News ( SORWUC), the University Endowment Lands Tenants Society (UELTS), and others. File also contains pamphlets, a SORWUC newsletter (vol. 1, no. 1) from Spring 1975, an information package from the UELTS including surveys about housing and a map of the area, a copy of the HEU newsletter (vol. 11, no. 1) from January 1974 including their proposed collective agreement, and photocopies of case law.

Masters

File contains master copies of form letters, and blank vacation entitlement schedules. Form letters include notice of severance, a description of AUCE and Local 1, a notice of reimbursement for lost wages, and a notice of overdue initiation fee.

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.

General membership meeting minutes (1 of 4)

File contains general and special meeting minutes dated September 11, 1973 to December 12, 1974. Topics discussed include amendments and review of by-laws, elections and nominations, contract negotiations, union organization, communications through the press and with UBC, role of the executive, hiring union staff, correspondence, meeting schedules, the provincial association, finances, office administration and equipment, grievances with UBC, strike action, meeting attendance, the annual convention, union dues, consultation with legal counsel, job classification, constitutional amendments, establishing a credit union, office rental, certification, vacation leave, probationary periods, gender discrimination, overtime, seniority, cost of living, the Stewards Seminar, health insurance, record-keeping practices, and the President's Committee on Charitable Donations.

File also contains official reports; minutes of the August 30th, 1973 Charter Meeting of Local #1; drafted and signed by-laws; minutes of the May 5, 1974 executive meeting; a copy of the Agreement of Interpretation of Grievance Procedure between AUCE Local 1 and UBC; and preparations for the first contract negotiations between Local 1 and UBC.

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 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.

[Local 1 Executive correspondence and other material]

File contains fact sheets, news releases, correspondence, and other records dated June 21, 1974 to October 5, 1974. Topics discussed include preparations for contract negotiations and information on wages, cost of living, shift and weekend differentials, consumer price index, skill and job differentials, modified, flexible, and shorter work weeks, application for certification, the per capita tax, staffing the union office, records and bookkeeping, communications, a union organizer job description, certification procedures, the legality of contract study sessions and stoppage of work, correspondence with the premier and ministers of education and labour, and contracts to hire musicians and rent the Commodore Ballroom for the AUCE party.

Health and Safety Committee (1 of 5)

File contains records of UBC President's Advisory Committee on Safety, Security and Fire Prevention, dated September 6, 1974 to December 1984, predominant 1982 to 1984. Records include correspondence, meeting minutes, and monthly "UBC Accident and Industrial Disease Report". File also contains studies on Video Display Terminals (VDTs) and related materials.

[Local 3 correspondence, reports, and other materials]

File contains correspondence, reports and other materials of AUCE Local 3 (Notre Dame University; David Thompson University Centre) dated February 1974 to August 1978. Correspondence regards management and collective bargaining of David Thompson University Centre and Selkirk College, association with CUPE, elected officers and committee members, salary, management change of Notre Dame University and contractual severance benefits, certification, and per capita payments to the Provincial.

File also includes issues of AUCE Local 3 newsletter Bludgeon dated November 1975 to March 1977, conference report on Local 3's status, history of David Thompson University Centre, charter meeting minutes dated February 22, 1974, and application for certification of AUCE Local 3 certification dated February 28, 1974.

Working conditions

File contains material relating to working conditions at UBC. Records include "Second draft of amendments to Industrial Health & Safety Regulations (First Aid Section)" from the Worker's Compensation Board of British Columbia (dated September 25, 1978), documents produced by Local 1's Working Conditions Committee, correspondence regarding working conditions, an inspection report, a report regarding the detrimental effects of fluorescent lighting, and a newspaper clipping regarding stretching exercises for office workers.

File also contains a pamphlet from the UBC Alumni Association's Wesbrook Society (possibly from 1982), and copies of Local 1's grievance form.

[Local 3 agreements and other materials]

File contains agreements, news clippings, correspondence and other records of AUCE Local 3 (Notre Dame University) related to contractual negotiations with the university, dated August 1974 to November 1975. Agreements are between the Board of Governors of Notre Dame University of Nelson and AUCE Local 3, dated November 14, 1974 and September 29, 1975. File also includes proposed classifications and salary grade, and bulletin regarding defunding of Notre Dame University.

Miscellaneous AUCE files

File contains miscellaneous documents, such as the agenda for a Communications Committee meeting dated September 1974, correspondence, a petition from Local 3 for strike fund contributions, a a daycare petition from the Social Services' Employees Union of British Columbia, and a report of the Student Support Sub-Committee dated October 22, 1974.

Working conditions

File contains correspondence, reports, and ephemera produced or received by Local 1's Working Conditions Committee. Topics include fluorescent lighting, the Workers' Compensation Board manual, grievance procedure, and first aid kit maintenance.

[Local 2 Correspondence, publications, and other materials]

File contains records of AUCE Local 2 (Simon Fraser University), dated November 1974 to July 1977. Records include issues of Local 2 newsletter AUCE Anchor, press release dated July 25, 1977, broadside titled "SFU WEEP", booklet of provincial constitution and local by-laws, listings of constitution and by-law amendments, review conducted by the Labour Relations Board of British Columbia of Local 2's first arbitration award dated March 15, 1976, working documents of contract negotiations, full contract dated November 22, 1974, Local's contract demands, news clippings regarding contract negotiations from the Province and the Vancouver Sun dated June 6, 1975, report on AUCE Local 2 history written by Angela Hamilton and Perce Groves, and open letters regarding on SORWUC Local 1 negotiations dated July 1975.

Provincial Executive minutes (3 of 3)

File contains meeting minutes dated January 18, 1975 to September 21, 1975. Topics discussed include constitutional amendments, correspondence, financial reports, reports from Locals, planning the second annual convention, staffing, bylaws, strikes, dues, contracts, and committees. File also contains a letter from AUCE Local 2 (SFU) and a thank you letter.

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.

[Local 4 correspondence and other material]

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence of AUCE Local 4 (Capilano College), representative list, membership list, and general reports, dated February 1975 to November 1978. Topics discussed in correspondence include report on administrative reorganization, notice of motion regarding honouraria, arbitration, certification of positions with AUCE, election nominations, and government funded work programs.

[Local 2 correspondence and newsletters]

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence of AUCE Local 2 (SFU) and newsletter AUCE Anchor dated April 1975 to February 1984. Topics discussed in correspondence include financial struggles and salary erosion at SFU, 1975 strike, requests for financial assistance, support of Teaching Assistant Union, deferral of AUCE Provincial per capita tax payment due to contract negotiations, and certification of employees served by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB).

File also contains bulletin dated October 2, 1982, which includes agenda for general membership meeting dated October 19, 1982, and report from the delegates to the September 1982 Special Provincial Convention.

AUCE Anchor, June 1979 topics include articles in support of the SFU 18, correspondence regarding financial assistance from other unions, violation of collective agreement within library, report of SORWUC settlement, Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) contract negotiations, memo regarding "sandbagging" by supervisors, letters to the editor, and reprinted Express National Bureau article regarding Vancouver food prices.

AUCE Anchor, December 1979 topics include articles in support of the SFU 18, response to SFU President's call for library donations, letters to the editor regarding affiliation, investigation of affiliation with the Canadian Labour Congress, and "Labour Focus" column addressing recent labour news.

AUCE Anchor, May 1980 topics include SFU negotiations, TSSU negotiations, founding of Canadian Farmworker's Union (CFU), UBC strike, reprinted AUCE Provincial correspondence to the Workers Compensation Board of BC, affiliation discussions, 1980 CLC Convention, "Labour Focus" column addressing labour news, Local 2 grievances, contraction information column, letters to the editor, and uranium mining moratorium.

AUCE Anchor, March 1980 topics include October 1979 library layoffs, SFU 18 sentencing, letters to the editor, interview with Contract Committee regarding contract negotiations, Anchor publication policy, Audio Visual Board complaint to the Labour Relations Board, "Labour Focus" column addressing labour news, affiliation options, Local 2 grievances regarding job postings and maternity benefits, discrimination towards women in Elections Act, salary negotiations, students protest against government cutbacks, reprinted CUPE educational pamphlet regarding incremental salary increases, article on visual display terminals, and report on safety of Liquid Paper correction fluid.

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.

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.

Office log

File consists of the Union Organizer's handwritten office log, dated November 3rd, 1975 to November 17, 1976. The log documents the Organizer's duties and activities, including general administration and organization, phone calls, speaking to members, preparing reports, compiling arbitration cases, office renovation, peparing for membership meetings, writing newsletter articles, recordkeeping, and constructing an office manual.

File also contains correspondence, a Civil Engineering Department list, administrative instructions, reports written by the Organizer, meeting notes, committee membership lists and terms of reference, an executive membership list, and a library loan list.

File also contains "Strike Progress" material, documenting AUCE's strike activity and administration in December 1975. Records include activity logs, an official brief to UBC's Board of Governors, executive meeting minutes, a transcript of a meeting between AUCE and the BC Federation of Labour, and correspondence.

[Local 1 Strike committee report and other material]

File contains a bound 1976-77 strike committee report and other records dated August 13, 1976 to March 7, 1977. Topics discussed include contract negotiations, "absence from work" issue, job evaluation and classification, publicity and communication, interactions with other unions and organizations, preparing for strike, summary of activities, and recommendations. File also contains several brochures, bulletins, flyers, newsletters, an issue of the Ubyssey (UBC student newspaper), and correspondence.

Grievance Committee: old agendas etc.

File contains agendas and several handwritten minutes of Grievance Committee meetings dated May 3, 1976 to March 25, 1977. Topics discussed include individual grievances, employee discharges and layoffs, job classification, stewards seminars, job postings and applications, correspondence, arbitration, working conditions, employee files, stack attendants, leaves of absence, student assistants, meal periods, seniority, and maternity leave.

[Local 5 Job action records, correspondence, and other materials]

File contains material from Local 5 (College of New Caledonia) dated June 9, 1976 to October 7, 1981. Records include news bulletins, executive committee list, incoming correspondence, press clippings and report. Topics include constitution violations, discliplinary action, relations with non-teaching staff, contract negotiations, and strike action.

[Local 6 Contracts, pamphlets, correspondence, and other material]

File contains material from Local 6 (Simon Fraser University Teaching Support Staff Union) dated September 8, 1976 to August 10, 1982. Records include bound collective agreement (July 30, 1980 to April 30, 1982), news bulletins, incoming and outgoing correspondence, petition to join AUCE, report, instructions for union organizers, leaflets, sessional instructors job description, copy of affiliation contract, and arbitration award from the Labour Board of B.C.

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.

[Universities & Colleges Conference records] (2 of 2)

File contains records relating to the Association of University and College Employees' participation in the Universities and Colleges Conference, dated October 25, 1977 to October 17, 1977. Topics discussed include the order of Local report presentations, the conference agenda, maternity leave and unemployment insurance, student employees, correspondence, and reports from CUPE Local 2081 (Camosun College), AUCE Local 4 (Capilano College), BCGEU Local 59 (BCIT), AUCE Local 3 (Notre Dame University), BCGEU Local 62 (Douglas College), Fraser Valley College Faculty and Staff Association, BCGEU Local 64 (Northwest Community College), BCGEU Local 63 (Northern Lights College), BCGEU Local 52 (Okanagan College), CUPE Local 1858 (Malaspina College), CUPE Local 1341 (Selkirk College), AUCE Local 1 (UBC), AUCE Local 2 (SFU), and CUPE Local 951 (UVIC).

[Universities and Colleges Conference Correspondence]

File contains Association of University and College Employees correspondence, dated October 17, 1977 to June 24, 1977. Topics discussed include planning the conference for support staff in colleges and universities (sponsored by the Public Sector Employees Council and co-ordinated by Melody Rudd of the AUCE), with details on expenses, delegates, and attending institutions, collaboration with other unions (BCGEU, CUPE, VMREU), and the conference program and order of proceedings. File also contains reports from AUCE Local 4 (Capilano College), BCGEU Local 2 (Okanagan College) including their collective agreement for 1977-78, BCGEU Local 57 and 64 (Northwest Community College) including a memorandum of understanding dated March 30, 1977, CUPE Local 951 (UVIC), CUPE Local 1341 (Selkirk College), CUPE Local 2081 (Camosun College), and the Fraser Valley College Faculty and Staff Association

[Local 1 Executive correspondence and other material]

File contains correspondence, news releases, the proposed contract for 1976-77, and other records dated September 15, 1976 to January 13, 1978. Topics discussed include AUCE using the campus mail system, tension between Locals and AUCE Provincial, discussion of a UBC Anti-Inflation Board report, negotiations, dues, contract proposals, a referendum to donate money to SORWUC, and interactions between the CUPE national office and CUPE 116. File also contains a copy of the AUCE newsletter "Across Campus" from September 15, 1976 that includes information on CUPE 116 and possible strike action, and a vote and recommendation to respect CUPE picket lines.

Strike pay

File contains outgoing and incoming correspondence regarding 1978 strike pay, a list of cheques released to signatories, and statements of earnings. Correspondence includes memoranda to Local 1's union office authorizing release of strike pay cheques to third parties. File also includes Local 2's Annual Report 1978/9 Supplement. Topics discussed include maternity benefits, strike action, negotiations with Simon Fraser University, and committee reports.

[Local 2 Strike bulletins and correspondence]

File contains records of AUCE Local 2 (Simon Fraser University) regarding 1979 strike, dated March 1978 to January 1980. Records include correspondence, strike bulletins, newsletters, fliers, planning materials, map of SFU campus, outline of personnel deployment system, and open correspondence regarding the arrest of striking union members.

Treasurer's files

File contains records of the union office treasurer, dated June 20, 1978 to November 20, 1979. Documents include material concerning a 1979 office reorganization. Topics discussed include administrative restructuring, dues restructuring, subsequent by-law amendments, and union income. File also contains correspondence and invoices regarding payments to AUCE Provincial, legal arbitration, employee benefits, office rental, pest control, and union dues. File also contains the following miscellaneous documents: an account log photocopy, agenda and minutes of membership meetings, financial statements, and Local 1 by-laws. File also contains issues of Across Campus (October 1979, March 1979), and Contract Bulletin 3.

Incoming general correspondence (1 of 5)

File contains incoming correspondence to Local 1, including letters from similar unions and organizations requesting donations and support, letters from members regarding union activity, letters from University of British Columbia personnel, and letters nominating individual members for executive positions. File also consists of related material including job descriptions, news-clippings, invitations to conferences, agendas and meeting minutes, and newsletters from the British Columbia Federation of Labour and British Columbia Government Employees Union.

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.

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.

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