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[Publications, leaflets and other materials]

File contains several publications, leaflets, and bulletins, dated 1973 to 1974, including undated document entitled "Forming A Union" and clipping of 'How to Form A Union" from White Collar, a publication of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OTEU), AFL-CIO and CIC, Labour Code of British Columbia Act, A.U.C.E. informational leaflets, and Hospital Employee's Union Proposed Settlement. Topics discussed include forming a union, reasons to join the union, wages and negotiations. File contains a publication from the Office and Professional Employees International Union, a copy of the 1974 Labour Code of British Columbia, and several leaflets and reports.

[Local 1 Strike report and other material]

File contains strike reports and other records dated March 17, 1975 to April 14, 1975. Topics discussed include background leading up to the strike, setting up the strike such as picket locations and scheduling, finances, publicity, organization during the strike such as relations with other unions student support, an overview and summary of the 1975 strike, and recommendations. File also contains information on a CUPE strike, executive election candidate statements, a report on salary differences between men and women faculty members, correspondence, information on negotiations, contract proposals, picket bulletins, flyers, notes, and press releases.

[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.

[Local 1 Communications committee records]

File contains committee bulletins, ballots, and issues of the AUCE Local 1 newsletters "On Campus" dated February 1983 to May 1983, and "AUCE Expression" dated June 1983 to November 1983. Topics discussed in bulletins and ballots include special membership meetings, statements from and nominations of candidates for Union Organizer, action against provincial legislation, union solidarity, and the secession of Local 1 from AUCE Provincial.

On Campus Volume 2, Number 1, January/February 1983 includes contract information on how UBC should discuss dissatisfaction with employees, an article on workplace harassment, a book review of "Still Ain't Satisfied/Canadian Feminism Today" (The Women's Press, 1982), a light verse on caloric content, statements on workplace productivity, a forum on computer automation, Local 1's Ad Hoc Committee on Technological Change, inflation, International Women's Day, by-law amendments, and an agenda for February 24, 1983.

On Campus Volume 2, Number 2, March 1983 includes a notice for the AUCE Provincial Convention, a reprinted Canadian Labour article about union member wages, information on reclassification appeals, a letter of thanks, an open letter about leadership election criteria, a financial report, a call for volunteers for the Union Office, minutes of the January 20, 1983 membership meeting, and an agenda for March 24, 1983.

On Campus Volume 2, Number 3, April 1983 includes includes a letter of thanks, a reprinted Vancouver Sun article about the status of women in Canada, a call for opinion pieces on secession from AUCE, a warning about the potential hazards of video display terminals, two reprinted Vancouver Sun articles about video display terminals, the proposed 1983 budget, a notice of motions, a Local 1 news brief, minutes of the March 24, 1983 membership meeting, a recommendation for dues increase, notice of a film screening, notice of the April 21, 1983 special membership meeting on technological change.

On Campus Volume 2, Number 4, May 1983 includes the results of the Union Organizer election, responses to dues increase, responses to the proposed budget, an open letter regarding secession from AUCE, solicitation for critique of On Campus, resignation of Local 1's President, recommendation for dues increase, the proposed 1983 budget, a reprint of 1982 financial information, a notice of executive motions, a Local 1 news brief, an article summarizing daily union office duties, a notice of Local 1's application for certification as an independent union, reprinted Worklife articles about automation and video display terminals, minutes from the April 21, 1983 membership meeting, and an agenda for May 19, 1983.

AUCE Expression [June 1983] includes open letters from Local 1 members on the following topics: the proposed budget, a retraction, dues increase, motion for by-law amendments, thanks to the abdicating Union Coordinator, the labour pioneer Sarah Bagley, the Joint Union-Administration VDT Committee, striking public service workers of Alberta, secession from AUCE Provincial, and duties of a Library Assistant in the Fine Arts Library. Newsletter also contains an opinion ballot for contract negotiations, by-law amendments as regarding the Ombuds Committee, and an agenda for June 30, 1983.

AUCE Expression, August 1983 includes open letters on the following topics: critique of the June 1983 newsletter, Operation Solidarity against provincial legislation, support of Tranquille Institution workers, reprinted articles on automation, Library layoffs, secession from AUCE Provincial, solicitation for donations for food banks and promotion of human rights in Peru, solicitation of endorsement from the Concerned Citizens for Choice on Abortion, labour pioneer Rose Schneiderman, and a letter of thanks. Newsletter also contains minutes for the July 28, 1983 membership meeting, reports on Operation Solidarity and affects of provincial legislation, a Local 1 news brief, notices of motion of Local 1 resolutions of opposition to provincial legislation, and an agenda for August 18, 1983.

AUCE Expression, October 1983 includes open letters on the following topics: opposition to provincial legislation and reports on Operation Solidarity, a grievance report, merger discussion with OTEU, contributing to general membership meetings, union dues, and solicitation of endorsement for the Vancouver Women's Health Collective. Newsletter also contains minutes for the September 15, 1983 membership meeting, reprinted Provincial articles about job stress and relations with the provincial government, a Local 1 news brief, a union office report, and an agenda for October 20, 1983.

AUCE Expression, November 1983 includes open letters on the following topics: a letter of thanks, complaints about a membership meeting speech, opposition to provincial legislation, union office working conditions and harassment, staff shortage, secession from AUCE Provincial, and strikebreakers. Newsletter also contains "A Declaration of Rights of the People of British Columbia", a reprinted Vancouver Sun article on video display terminals, a reprinted Ubyssey article about strikebreakers, solicitation for membership information, a Local 1 news brief, minutes of the October 20, 1983 membership meeting, minutes of the October 31, 1983 special membership meeting, notices of by-law amendments, and an agenda for December 1, 1983.

[CUE Communications committee records]

File contains CUE newsletter On Cue, dated Summer [i.e. June] 1987 to Christmas [i.e. December] 1987.

On Cue, Summer [i.e. June] 1987 includes reviews of protest literature against Ritchie and Associates entitled "The Ritchy Poems", a Contract Committee report detailing UBC's proposals, reprint of Current Disputes from BCFED dated May 7, 1987, personals, and a VDT questionnaire.

On Cue, Summer [i.e. July] 1987:2 includes notification of vacant executive positions, Contract Committee report detailing UBC's "contract language" proposals, President's report, contract report, Grievance Committee report, Education Committee report, Communications report, Treasurer's report, Health and Safety report, reprinted protest literature, personal essay on the picket line, open letter on union trustees' role, and personals.

On Cue, Summer [i.e. August] 1987:3 includes call for submissions, Contract Committee update, notice of vacant executive positions, photographs of CUE social, personals, and notice of infant care offered at UBC.

On Cue, October 1987 includes final report of sub-committee on stress, notice of CUPE National Convention, open editorial correspondence on union participation, VDT questionnaire response update, call for support of South African Congress of Trade Unions, notice of union resources, notice of women's group organized by Vancouver Status of Women, and notice of vacant shop steward positions.

One Cue, Nobemver [sic] 1987 includes update on contract negotiations, article on contractual vacation entitlement, national CUPE news, letter to the editor regarding financial insecurity, excerpt from address by CUPE president regarding CUPE's vision, advertisement for theatrical production Solidarity Forever...?, and notice of UBC's Sexual Harassment Report.

On Cue, Christmas [i.e. December] 1987 includes CUE President's report, article on vacation entitlement in Collective Agreement, notice on lunch time meetings as overtime, summary of proceedings B.C. Federation of Labour's Bill 19 Working Conference dated September 1987, notice of conference on privatization sponsered by Vancouver and District Labour Council, personals, letter to the editor on job dissatisfaction, and a blank petition against closure of the Medical Genetics Unit at Grace Hospital.

File also contains special issue of On Cue regarding CUPE 1987 National Convention dated October 1987. Newsletter includes reports by CUE delegates and various CUPE committees. Topics discussed include constitutional amendments and resolutions and discussion thereon, mandatory retirement, CUPE's finances, CUPE computerization, elections, education funding and reform, directory of CUPE locals, health and safety, employment rights, harassment in the workplace, national contracting-out and privatization, deregulation and privatization of airline service, free trade, support of international union action, native people and indigenous rights, municipal underfunding, and policy on refugee support.

[CUE newsletters]

File contains CUE newsletter On Cue dated February 1989 to November 1989.

On Cue, November 1989 includes Communications Committee report, Provincial report for National Convention Library Workers Caucus, President's report, Secretary-Treasurer report, Grievance Committee report, Contract Committee report, Health and Safety Committee report, Business Agent report, article on new provisions in CUE's collective agreement, report on National Cupe Convention, article on United Way's collaboration with labour organizations, article on environmental awareness, letters to the editor, article on earthquake safety at work, list of unionized automotive dealers, glossary of common pension terms, financial statements, general membership meeting minutes dated October 26, 1989, and agenda for general membership meeting dated November 23, 1989.

On Cue, October 1989 includes Communications Committee report, President's report, Grievance Committee report, Contract Committee report, reprinted Library Journal article on library assistants, fundraising article from CUE United Way, CUPE National Convention update, reprinted section from "Teamwork and the Bottom Line: Groups Make a Difference" (Rosen 1989), steps to combat racism, classifieds, letters to the editor, general membership meeting minutes dated September 21, 1989, and agenda for general membership meeting dated October 26, 1989.

On Cue, September 1989 includes Communications Committee report, ON CUE's Library Column, Grievance Committee report, Contract Committee report, fact sheets on racial harassment, notice for CUPE's National Convention October 1989 and a delegate listing, advertisements for labour education courses, update on gender equality legislation, letters to the editor regarding support for VGH strike, article recruiting CUE shop stewards, financial reports, informational article explaining CUPE membership dues, CUE representative directory, minutes for special membership meeting dated August 24, 1989, and agenda for general membership meeting dated September 21, 1989.

On Cue, Summer 1989 includes Communications Committee report, Pension report, President's report, reprinted CUPE article on steward responsibilities, reprinted Canadian Labour Congress article on labour's social objectives, classifieds, letters to the editor, minutes of general membership meeting dated June 15, 1989, and agenda for general membership meeting dated July 20, 1989.

On Cue, June 1989 includes Communications Committee report, editorial on contract ratification, President's report, thanks from the Contract Committee, statement against UBC's Permanent Advisory Committee on Sexual Harassment, Treasurer's report, Trustee's report, audited (by Dunwoody & Company) and unaudited financial reports, article on pay equity, article on CUPE international solidarity, letters to the editor, statement from The Canadian Red Cross Society requesting donations, CUE representative's list, minutes of general membership meeting dated May 16, 1989, and agenda for general membership meeting dated June 16, 1989.

On Cue, May 1989 includes editorial on hiring test, Comunications Committee report, Contract Committee report, Grievance Committee report, Job Evaluation Committee report, update on CLC's international activity, statement of support for B.C. Nurse's Union strike, correspondence regarding speaking rights at CUE meetings, reprinted CLC article on operation of local unions, classifieds, minutes for general membership meeting dated April 20, 1989, and agenda for general membership meeting dated May 16, 1989.

On Cue, April 1989 (Health & Safety Issue) includes Communications Committee report, editorial on the Worker's Compensation Board, President's report, Grievance Committee report, Contract Committee report, reprinted article from The Memo on employee-employer relations, notice for Second Annual MayWorks Festival, statement from the Canadian Red Cross Society requesting donations, notice on CUE orientation and seniority lists, reprinted Bargaining Glossary written for CUPE, minutes of general membership meeting dated March 16, 1989, CUE representatives list, and agenda for general membership meeting dated April 20, 1989.

On Cue, March 1989 (International Women's Day issue) includes editorial and article on International Women's Day, Grievance Committee report, Treasurer's report, report form Chairman of Contract Committee, labour education seminars listing, health and safety notice, article on pensions, article on rules of order, article on strike action in the collective bargaining process, statement on local cooperation from CUPE, financial statements, minutes of general membership meetings dated January 19, 1989 and February 14, 1989, CUE representatives list, and agenda for general membership meeting dated March 16, 1989.

On Cue, February 1989 includes Grievance Committee report, Contract Committee report, President's report UBC's President's Permanent Advisory Committee on Sexual Harassment, farewell letter, labour education course listing, notice of retirement planning seminar, reprinted article from Western Report on gender equality at University of Manitoba, reprinted articles from Vancouver Sun on job pay and labour legislation, article on bargaining arrangements, notices and correspondence from CUE Christmas Donations Committee, tribute in memoriam, notice of University Health & Safety Week, Trustee's report, letters to the editor, and agenda for general membership meeting dated February 14, 1989.

[CUE newsletters]

File contains CUE newsletter On Cue dated January 1990 to December 1990.

On Cue, December 1990 includes CUE representative list, President's report, list of shop stewards, Grievance Committee report, Contract Committee report, reprinted The Provincial article on pay equity, letter to the editor, Business Agent's report, CUPE Gender Neutral Job Evaluation Plan, reprinted Toronto Star article on Canada's recession, reprinted correspondence regarding the Goods and Services Tax Bill, minutes of general membership meetings dated November 22, 1990 and December 6, 1990, reprinted Globe article regarding cumulative trauma disorders, reprinted SoliNet Lounge satirical article regarding Prime Minister Brian Mulroney's, and welcome letter to new members.

On Cue, November 1990 includes CUE representative list, Contract Committee report, Secretary Treasurer's report, financial statements, reprinted Vancouver Sun article on fiscal incentives for businesses, advertisement for "GINGER: The Life and Death of Albert Goodwin" written by Susan Mayse, open appeal from CUPE to oppose GST, minutes of general membership meeting dated October 25, 1990, article regarding pension plans, change of address form, listing of endorsed candidates for 1990 civic elections, notice of two motions concerning office staffing and a dues increase, Union Organizer job description, and agenda for general mebership meeting dated November 22, 1990.

On Cue, October 1990 includes CUE representative list, President's report, Trustee's report, statements pulled from results of Contract Committee questionnaire, Business Agent's report, Secretary Treasurer's report, financial statements, Grievance Committee report, Health & Safety report, reprinted open letter from Canadian Union of Postal Workers requesting support for a strike vote, welcome letter to new members, labourer poetry, reprinted Canadian Interchange article regarding the GST, a crossword reprinted from the Metro Labour Education Centre, minutes of general mebership meeting dated September 20, 1990, and agenda for general membership meeting dated October 25, 1990.

On Cue, July 1990 includes CUE representatives list, President's report, Health & Safety Committee report, Contract Committee report, Grievance Committee report, Business Agent's report, open letter to Seymour Medical Clinic patients requesting support of binding arbitration for doctors, reprinted Associated Press article regarding reports of "bad bosses," reprinted Leader article regarding CUPE National finances, reprinted PC Magazine particle regarding occupational stress, welcome letter to new members, blank occupational health and safety fact sheet, minutes of general membership meeting dated June 21, 1990, and agenda for general membership meeting dated July 26, 1990.

On Cue, June 1990 contains a benefits update, CUE representatives and shop stewards lists, President's report, Business Agent's report, memo regarding the union's position on employer goal setting, Grievance Committee report, Contract Committee report, Health and Safety Committee report, financial reports, Secretary Treasurer's report, reprinted Globe and Mail article regarding gender pay inequity, reprinted CUPE 500 Information article regarding interest rates, reprinted Solinotes article regarding unionization of Manitoba nurses, reprinted Ottawa Citizen article regarding work naps, reprinted CLC Tax Facts article regarding GST, letters to the editory, notes to financial statements, Trustee's report, minutes of general membership meeting dated May 24, 1990, and agenda for general membership meeting dated June 21, 1990.

On Cue, May 1990 includes CUE representatives list, President's report, reprinted Globe and Mail article regarding gender pay inequity, correspondence regarding library cutbacks, Business Agent's report, Grievance Committee report, Contract Committee report, Employment Equity Committee report, Health & Safety Committee report, financial statements, article listing myths regarding women's wages, article on formaldehyde levels in the home, letter of welcome to new members, union song, minutes of general membership meeting dated April 26, 1990, and agenda for general membership meeting dated May 24, 1990.

On Cue, April 1990 ("Fight the GST" issue) includes President's report, Business Agent's report, Contract Committee report, Grievance Committee report, welcome letter to new members, article protesting the GST, information points on the GST, article on federal February budget, minutes of general membership meeting dated March 22, 1990, CUE representative list, and agenda for general membership meeting dated April 26, 1990.

On Cue, March 1990 (International Women's Day issue) includes CUE representatives list, notice of International Women's Week film screenings, Grievance Committee/Business Agent's report, President's report regarding UBC's 75th Anniversary Ceremony, Health & Safety Committee report, Contract Committee report, notice of 1989 United Way campaign success, reprinted Tribune article regarding food banks, notice of newsletter workshop, notice of RRSP contribution deadline, reprinted The Broadcaster article regarding library fees, reprinted article on union myths, letters to the editor, correspondence protesting the Lady Godiva Ride, reprinted Manitoba New Democrat article regarding child poverty, notice of CUPE 1970/VGH divisional meeting, welcome letter to new members, minutes of general membership meeting dated February 20, 1990, and agenda for general membership meeting dated March 22, 1990.

On Cue, February 1990 includes Communications Committee report, CUE representatives list, President's report, correspondence protesting the Lady Godiva Ride, Secretary-Treasurer's report, Grievance Committee report, Health & Safety Committee report, Business Agent's report, notice advising against improperly store books in case of earthquakes, news from other locals and unions, article on employment equity, reprinted article from the United Nations Environment Programme's Home Personal Action Guide, reprinted UAQ Solidarity article regarding fatigue, letters to the editor, financial statements, reprinted CUPE Hospital Worker article on GST, notice regarding solidarity against bombing of El Salvador union headquarters, minutes of general membership meeting dated January 18, 1990, and agenda for general membership meeting dated February 22, 1990.

On Cue, January 1990 includes CUE representatives list, Grievance Committee report, Contract committee report, Health and Safety Committee report, reprinted letters from The Library Journal regarding an article about library assistants, reprinted PC Magazine article regarding occupational stress in typists, reprinted article from the United Nations Environment Programme's Home Personal Action Guide, letter to the editor, minutes of general membership meeting dated November 23, 1990, printed speech from the December 11, 1989 vigil for the slain women students at the University of Montreal, and agenda for general membership meeting dated January 18, 1990.

[CUE newsletters]

File contains CUE newsletter On Cue dated January, February and May 1992.

On Cue, January 1992 includes CUE representatives list, report on shop steward and assertiveness training course, Contract Committee report, report on compensation package negotiations between UBC and CUPE 2950, notice that CUPE 2950 will reconsider financial support of Hospital Employees Union, Business Agent's report, Health and Safety Committee report, notice of presentation regarding office ergonomics, correspondence regarding arrangement of Library Committee meetings to discuss the Library Strategic Plan, correspondence regarding UBC Library Christmas hours, report on strategic planning at UBC, article advocating a Women's Committee, Outgoing President's report, Union Organizer's report, correspondence and press release regarding harassment and intimidation of CUE members by Faculty of Commerce members, open correspondence regarding support of Canadian Auto Workers' new leadership, minutes of general membership meeting dated November 21, 1991, and agenda for general membership meeting dated January 20, 1992.

On Cue, February 1992 includes CUE representative list, Contract Committee report, statistics on salary increases of CUE members and UBC administrators, report on BCIT clerical workers contract victory, notice of strike pay vote, President's report, Grievance Committee report, Health and Safety Committee report, crossword puzzle, Treasurer's report, financial statements, minutes of general membership meeting dated January 30, 1992, and agenda for general membership meeting dated February 27, 1992.

On Cue, May 1992 includes CUE representatives list, inserted notice of national TV special entitled "The Medicare Show" and pledge card opposing medicare defunding, newsletter insert regarding correction notices and affirmation of CUE's support of medicare, Business Agent's report, President's report, letter of welcome to new shop stewards, notice of strike video and photograph availability, list of shop stewards, Treasurer's report, budget statement, blank strike operations survey, minutes of general membership meeting dated February 27 to April 9, 1992, letters to the editor, union poetry written by Del Revmond, classfieds, and agenda for general membership meeting dated May 21, 1992.

[News clippings and other materials 1992 strike]

File contains multiple copies of fliers dated March 13, 1992 to February 10, 1992, and 3 copies of the Ubyssey "The Strike Issue" dated March 24, 1992. Topics discussed include contract negotiations between UBC and CUPE Locals 116 and 2950, strike actions and picketing, a student sit-in supporting CUPE, wages, a news bulletin from Law Students in Support of CUPE, an open letter to UBC from a group of concerned academics, a letter from the UBC president, and the impact of the strike. File also contains a photocopied diagram of the the strike structure.