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General correspondence outgoing (3 of 5)

File contains AUCE outgoing correspondence dated April 23, 1981 to June 23, 1981. Topics include parking, AUCE membership and representatives, union dues, membership meetings, leaves of absence, cooperation with other unions, contract negotiations, tax payment, women's rights, grievances with UBC, building inspections, publication orders, arbitration, legal representation, by-law and constitution amendments, job classification, women in the workplace, and financial assistance.

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).

[News clippings 1975 strike]

File contains clippings and photocopies of news stories, dated April 21, 1975 to September 1975. Topics discussed include contracts, strike actions, suspensions, negotiations, and crossing picket lines. File also contains a letter from Students in the Faculty of Law supporting the AUCE strike, and an AUCE Local 1 (UBC) newsletter dated September 1975.

[Reports of UBC University Librarian to the UBC Senate]

File contains the Reports of the University Librarian to the Senate of the University of British Columbia, dated January 1979 and December 1979. The January report covers the year 1977-78, and includes information on collections development, physical and bibliographic access to collections, services, and appendices describing the size of the collections, collections growth, library expenditures, use of library resources, interlibrary loans, reference statistics, library organization, reading rooms, and the Senate Library Committee. The December report covers the year 1978-79, and includes themes and trends for the seventies and eighties, collections, divisions such as circulation, aquisitions, catalogues, etc., libraries such as the Woodward Biomedical Library, Sedgewick Library, Data Library, etc., and appendices describing the size of the collections, collections growth, library expenditures, use of library resources, interlibrary loans, reference statistics, library organization, reading rooms, and the Senate Library Committee.

[Shop steward handbook and Travel Club newsletter]

File contains an AUCE/SORWUC shop steward handbook and AUCE travel club leaflets. Topics discussed in the handbook include rights and responsibilities of stewards, leaves from work, how to process grievances, arbitration, definitions, and a sample grievance form. Topics discussed in the newsletters include detailed information on tours and travel packages to Las Vegas, Mexico, Alaska, Europe, etc.

[British Columbia policy research and reports] (1 of 2)

File contains reports distributed by the Pacific Group for Policy Alternatives, dated January, February, and March 1984. Reports include "Is There a Social Policy in British Columbia? Who Has Been Hurt and Why?" by Angela Redish, Series 4-84-3, ISBN 0-88627-029-4 ; "The Ideology of Restraint" by Patricia Marchak, Series 3-84-01, ISBN 0-88627-025-1, February-March, 1984 ; "Revenue Sources for Maintaining Social Services in B.C." by Jonathan R. Kesselman, Paper No. P-84-1, January 1984 ; "The New Priorities of the Social Credit Government of British Columbia" by Gideon Rosenbluth and William Schworm, Paper No. P-84-3, February 1984.

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.

General correspondence outgoing (2 of 3)

File contains outgoing correspondence of Local 1 to various organizations and union members, dated January 4, 1982 to December 20, 1982. Topics include leaves of absence, picket lines, contract negotiations and collective agreements, donations, parking, health and safety, union fees, membership meetings, maternity benefits and leave, job classification, AUCE representatives and representation, micro-electronics, shop steward seminar, material and subscription requests, newsletter, media relations, employee benefits, vacation, labour studies, visual display terminals, employee relations, legal advice, the Public Sector Compensation Restraint Program, grievances, newsletter advertisement costs, staff reporting relationships, Youth Employment Opportunity Program, day care for UBC employees, seniority, sexism at UBC, wage controls and social service cutbacks, May Day demonstration, support of Rape Relief Centres, membership cards, Stabilization Program, employee severance, support of Solidarnosc members interned by the military junta in Poland, and the effect of Canada Pension Plan on women.

[Local 5 secession records] (2 of 2)

File contains material from Local 5 (College of New Caledonia) related to secession from AUCE and affiliation with the Confederation of Canadian Unions, dated April 30, 1981 to July 8, 1982. Records include incoming and outgoing correspondence, notice of appointment of scrutiner, AUCE News (Special 9th Annual Convention Edition, June 1982), agenda and minutes of Provincial executive meeting dated October 24, 1981, signed petition, ballot, and completed questionnaires.

Inverness Cannery fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1284
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900 - 1967]

The fonds consists of records related to the operation of Inverness Cannery. Records span from the early 1900s all the way through to the 1950s when the cannery was closed and turned into a fish camp. The cannery was owned by J.H. Todd and Sons Ltd. from 1902-1950. The fonds is comprised of seven different series: Correspondence series, Financial series, Fish Canning series, Fish Catching series, Inverness Cannery School series, Legal series, and Publications, Pamphlets and News Clippings series.

Inverness Cannery

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File contains photographs of various boats and ships near the Vancouver Harbour, including tugs, cruise ships and the Burrard Pacific Breeze. Canada Place can be seen in multiple photographs.

Haig-Brown, Alan

[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.

[News clippings 1976]

File contains news clippings of The Ubyssey, UBC reports, and University Endowment Lands (U.E.L.) special planning project, dated January 8, 1976 to January 13, 1976. Topics discussed include AUCE interactions with UBC, contracts, wage rollbacks, mediation, faculty crossing picket lines, and university endowment lands. Also included is the Engineer's Week undergraduate publication, The Red Rag, which the A.U.C.E. protested for its sexist content.

[News clippings 1999 strike]

File contains photocopies of news clippings relating to the 1999 CUPE strike, dated January 7, 2000 to September 7, 1999. Topics discussed include picketing and strikes, negotiations, essential services, the UBC Alma Mater Society (AMS) supporting CUPE, contracts, and a proposed union for sessional instructors at UBC.

General correspondence outgoing (1 of 3)

File contains outgoing correspondence of Local 1 to various organizations and union members, dated January 4, 1982 to December 20, 1982. Topics include leaves of absence, picket lines, contract negotiations and collective agreements, donations, parking, health and safety, union fees, membership meetings, maternity benefits and leave, job classification, AUCE representatives and representation, micro-electronics, shop steward seminar, material and subscription requests, newsletter, media relations, employee benefits, vacation, labour studies, visual display terminals, employee relations, legal advice, the Public Sector Compensation Restraint Program, grievances, newsletter advertisement costs, staff reporting relationships, Youth Employment Opportunity Program, day care for UBC employees, seniority, sexism at UBC, wage controls and social service cutbacks, May Day demonstration, support of Rape Relief Centres, membership cards, Stabilization Program, employee severance, support of Solidarnosc members interned by the military junta in Poland, and the effect of Canada Pension Plan on women.

General correspondence outgoing (5 of 5)

File contains AUCE outgoing correspondence dated January 5, 1981 to March 3, 1981. Topics include severance and lay-offs, union membership and representation, union dues, cooperation with other unions, purchase orders, job classification, tax payment, negotiations with UBC, AUCE newsletter, misogynist "Annual Lady Godiva Ride" of UBC Engineering Undergraduate Society, gender equity, employee benefits, office relocation, leaves of absence, workplace harassment, hiring practices, relations with AUCE Provincial, membership meetings, wage reimbursement, grievances with UBC, union education,

Special Convention on Affiliation, April 1980

File contains material from the April 1980 AUCE Provincial Special Convention on Affiliation. Material includes the Affiliation Bulletin 2 (prepared by Local 1's Affiliation Committee and Provincial staff), an information package about various affiliation options, an Affiliation Update from the Provincial Executive dated April 2nd 1980, and an edition of the AUCE Affiliation Inquiry (vol.1, no.4) dated January 9, 1980.

File also contains the Provincial newsletter AUCE News: Special 9th Annual Convention Edition (June 1982). Topics discussed include provincial nominations, a proposed budget, and proposed resolutions and amendments.

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.

[Annual provincial convention materials] (2 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes, rules of order, and other records from the annual convention dated June 12-13, 1976 to June 18-19, 1977. Topics discussed include executive reports, Local reports, strikes, bargaining, arbitration, affiliation, referenda, communications, committees, interactions with other unions (SORWUC), resolutions and amendments, staffing and wages, job descriptions, and revenue and finances. File also contains two copies of the following: agendas from the June 18-19, 1977 convention, rules of order, lists of delegates to the fourth annual AUCE convention, detailed reports from Local 1 (UBC), Local 2 (SFU), Local 3 (NDU), Local 4 (Capilano), Local 6 (TSSU), provincial executive reports, joint AUCE/SORWUC committee reports, and financial statements dated March 31, 1977.

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (1 of 6)

File contains meeting minutes and rules of order from the annual convention dated June 2-3, 1979. Topics discussed include amendments and resolutions, financial report and expenses, Local reports, support for the SFU 18, student employment, interactions with SORWUC, the newsletter, potential affiliation with the CLC, nominations, interest in changing the name of the organization (AUCE) to the University and College Employees Union (UCEU), student employment, and opposing Bill C-22 and Bill C-14. File also contains a piece of scrap paper with an AUCE embossed stamp.

Special Convention on Affiliation (1 of 2)

File contains a photocopy of the Special Convention on Affiliation meeting minutes dated April 12-13, 1980. Topics discussed include affiliation with the CLC or other unions (CCU, SORWUC, BCGEU, CUPE, OTEU, etc.), reports from Locals and affiliation committees, and referendum wording, content, and procedures. File also contains a report to the Special Convention by the AUCE Provincial Executive

Special Convention on Affiliation (2 of 2)

File contains the Special Convention on Affiliation docket dated April 12-13, 1980. Records in the docket include an agenda, a list of delegates to the convention, minutes and list of delegates from the 6th annual convention (1979), a financial report, affiliation committee reports and members, reports on unions (ACIEBC, AUCE, BCGEU, CCU, CLC, CUPE, OTEU, SORWUC, UFAWU), and resolutions. File also contains several blank pages for notes, proposed amendments, and emergency resolutions

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 (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 1985 incoming correspondence, and outgoing correspondence dated January 2, 1985 to December 31, 1985. Topics include Ritchie & Associates, contract negotiations and collective agreements, arbitration, support of other unions and causes, membership meetings, work-to-rule campaign, eviction protection legislation and payroll deductions during Expo '86, union representatives and representation, prosecution of religious discrimination and harassment, anti-semitism, Local 1 finances, seccession from AUCE, maternity benefits, job evaluations, by-law amendments, union dues, flex time, unjust employee dismissal, status of women, union buttons, research project, human rights abuses in Peru, status of union business office, flyers for various companies and products, New Democratic Party, abortion rights, report on the effects of restraint on the delivery of social services, elections and nominations.

General correspondence incoming and outgoing (3 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated October 16, 1984 to April 15, 1985. Topics include labour studies education and scholarships, advertisements for services and products, requests for financial assistance, union representatives and representation, cooperation and coordination with other unions, scabs, relations with UBC, calls for civic engagement (provincial election, teachers' salary, pacifism, financial restraint measures), affiliation with CUPE, international workers' and human rights, women's rights, Expo 86, workplace sexual harassment, Operation Solidarity, UBC financial cutbacks, and seniority of UBC staff.

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.

Provincial Executive minutes

File contains meeting minutes dated February 7, 1976 to November 20, 1976. Topics discussed include disciplinary hearing procedures, membership fees and privileges, executive elections and ballots, reports from Locals, contract negotiations, publishing the newsletter, correspondence, planning the annual convention, collaborations with SORWUC, reports on visits to Nelson and Prince George, information on the fiscal year and financial statements, conducting a referendum, attending training workshops, and the HEU strike at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH). File also contains additional copies of minutes and other documents.

Provincial Executive minutes

File contains executive meeting minutes dated March 4, 1978 to December 2, 1978. Topics discussed include correspondence, letters of support and donations to other unions and workers' groups, strike actions and negotiations, financial reports and decisions, Local reports, organizing a teaching assistant and support staff union (TSSU) at Simon Fraser University (SFU), discussions on student work study employment, participation in an International Women's Day parade, the UIC Maternity Leave report, newsletter, presentation from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). File also contains one blank charter from the Canadian Labor Union, and the Special AUCE Executive Meeting Re: 1978 AUCE Convention Agenda dated April 28, 1978.

Provincial Executive minutes (1 of 3)

File contains Provincial Executive meeting minutes dated January 17, 1981 to July 17, 1981. Topics discussed include a protest of cutbacks at tuition fees at Capilano College, correspondence, reports of officers and representatives, reports of Locals, the affiliation referendum, the annual convention, financial statements, office business and hiring, bylaw and constitutional amendments, strikes, grievances, "Ban the Klan" demonstration, Local 5 affiliation with the CCU and related disciplinary charges. File also contains one half-filled spiral bound stenographer's notebook with handwritten notes on AUCE business.

Provincial Executive minutes (3 of 3)

File contains meeting minutes dated January 6, 1981 to December 3, 1981. Topics discussed include amendments to bylaws, correspondence, committee reports, grievances, union staffing and executive positions, financial statements, the Teaching Assistants Union (TAU) at UBC, job classifications and descriptions for computer operators, office expenses, university retirement policy, debts, taxes, sexual harrassment seminars, labour education programs, Local 5 CCU affiliation, wage differences between AUCE and HEU members at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), AUCE membership organization and participation, Local 1 relationship with Provincial Executive. File also includes computer operator job descriptions from UBC Employee Relations dated March 6, 1981.

Executive meeting minutes (3 of 8)

File contains executive meeting minutes dated January 6, 1976 to December 14, 1976. Topics discussed include correspondence, committee reports, strike analysis, newsletters, sick leave, pension plans, working conditions, office administration and structure, communications and cooperation with other unions, response to anti-inflation legislation from the Anti-Inflation Board (AIB), discipline procedure, affiliation with the provincial association, grievances with UBC, role and function of the executive committee, relations with the Canadian Confederation of Unions, scab trials, general membership meeting agendas, stewards seminars, strike organization, job evaluations, support of causes such as the rescue of Mario Muñoz, division elections, rollbacks, and sex discrimination.

File also contains draft correspondence, including letters of thanks to other unions for respecting Local 1's picket lines. File also contains reports, including Provincial Report and Strike Committee report.

General membership meeting minutes (2 of 4)

File contains general and special meeting minutes dated January 9, 1975 to December 18, 1975. Topics discussed include correspondence, committee reports, strike procedure, finances, office equipment, the annual Provincial Convention, job classification, retirement, grievances with UBC, nominations and elections, support of other unions, Provincial reports, the role of seniority in promotions, constitutional amendments, working conditions, contract negotiations with UBC, joining the university credit union, day care, the impact of federal and provincial legislation (such as wage control, sex descrimination, health and safety), the Stewards Seminar, strikes and picketing, vacation leave, discipline of strikebreakers,

File also contains a report on arbitrations with UBC, and statements of income and expenses.

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.

General correspondence, outgoing

File contains copies of outgoing correspondence dated January 1979 to January 1980. Topics include union membership and staffing, letters of thanks, donations and letters of support, speaking engagements, membership meeting notices, leaves of absence, employee assistance programs, educational courses, gender discrimination, membership dues, requests for publications, purchases, negotiations with UBC, retirement and pensions, working conditions, job classification and evaluation, disciplinary action, referendums, temporary employee appointments, workers' rights, women in the workforce, by-law amendments, the Provincial Dispatch, wage indemnity, maternity leave, steward seminars, worker insurance benefits, union elections, harrassment, and members of the executive. 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.

[Provincial Affiliation committee]

File contains committee bulletins and reports, meeting minutes, and correspondence dated January 17, 1980 to January 10, 1980. Topics discussed include AUCE affiliation options and background on the different organizations (CLC and the BC Federation of Labour, BCGEU, CUPE, OTEU, CCU, SORWUC), a list of major labour organizations in Canada, and a comparison of union constitutions (BCGEU, CUPE, AUCE) .

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