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[First Provincial convention agenda and proceedings]

File contains an agenda and meeting minutes of the first annual convention dated September 28-29, 1974. Topics discussed include grievance procedures, bargaining a contract, strikes, organizing new Locals, nominations for executive officers, financial reports and budgets, reports from Locals, resolutions and constitutional amendments, and Capilano College's application to become Local 4.

[Annual and special provincial convention materials]

File contains meeting minutes from the provincial convention and the special provincial policy convention dated June 21-22, 1975 to November 15-16, 1975. Topics discussed include education, communication, potential joint activities, building the provincial organization, AUCE's relationships with other unions, reports from Locals and committees, amendments and resolutions, the provincial Colleges Act, the importance of child care facilities, and protesting Bill C-73. File also contains a press release dated November 18, 1975.

[Annual provincial convention materials] (1 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes, rules of order, and other records from the annual convention dated June 18-19, 1977. Topics discussed include finances, interactions with other unions (BCGEU, SORWUC), affiliation, education, newsletter, opposing pipeline construction "through or near native lands where land claims have not been settled," and protesting Bill C-24. File also contains an agenda, a list of delegates to the fourth annual AUCE convention, a provincial executive report, financial statements dated March 31, 1977, a proposed budget, detailed reports from Local 1 (UBC), Local 2 (SFU), Local 3 (NDU), Local 4 (Capilano), Local 6 (TSSU), a joint AUCE/SORWUC committee report, and resolutions and amendments.

[Annual provincial convention materials] (2 of 3)

File contains convention materials dated May 27-28, 1978 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 a small handwritten note, a convention agenda dated May 27-28, 1978, rules of order, financial statements dated March 31, 1978, resolutions and amendments, policies and procedures, convention meeting minutes dated June 18-19, 1977, and an annual report supplement from Local 2 (SFU) dated 1978/79 discussing strikes, maternity benefits, and communications.

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (2 of 6)

File contains the sixth annual convention docket dated June 2-3, 1979. Records in the docket include an agenda, list of delegates, rules of order, minutes of the fifth annual convention (1978), a detailed provincial report including financial statements, detailed reports of Locals including information on the SFU 18 and the history of Local 3 (NDU), resolutions and amendments, and a National Union of Students policy paper from March 1979 entitled "Education: A system in chaos." File also contains the back cover of the docket which has been intentionally left blank for emergency resolutions or amendments.

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (4 of 6)

File contains a draft version of the sixth annual convention docket dated June 2-3, 1979. Records in the docket include an agenda, list of delegates, rules of order, minutes of the fifth annual convention (1978), provincial report including financial statements, reports of Locals and resolutions and amendments. File also contains handwritten drafts and notes used in preparing the docket.

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (5 of 6)

File contains the sixth annual Convention Docket dated June 2-3, 1979. Records in the docket include an agenda, list of delegates, rules of order, minutes of the fifth annual convention (1978), a detailed provincial report including financial statements, detailed reports of Locals including information on the SFU 18 and the history of Local 3 (NDU), resolutions and amendments, and a National Union of Students policy paper from March 1979 entitled "Education: A system in chaos." File also contains the back cover of the docket which has been intentionally left blank, as well as a list of suggested additions, emergency amendments, and resolutions.

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (6 of 6)

File contains Local reports and a paper presented by the National Union of Students included in the sixth annual convention docket dated May 1979 to June 2-3, 1979. Records include draft and final versions of Local reports, correspondence and criticism related to Local 4 (Capilano), information on the SFU 18 and the history of Local 3 (NDU), and the National Union of Students policy paper from March 1979 entitled "Education: A system in chaos".

Seventh Annual Provincial Convention (1 of 2)

File contains an annual provincial convention docket dated June 21-22, 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, the affiliation committee report, minutes and list of delegates from the special convention on affiliation, CLC correspondence, executive reports, and budget and financial reports

Eighth Annual Provincial Convention (4 of 4)

File contains annual provincial convention minutes, session two dated June 27-28, 1981. Topics discussed include nominations, financial reports, reports from Locals, job descriptions, reports from committees, Local 5 (Calendonia) affiliation with the CCU, amendments, the per capita tax, strikes, disciplinary actions, budgeting, support for political and humanitarian causes such as prisoners in Ireland, abortion rights, and opposing a nuclear research reactor at SFU.

[Union Steward materials]

File contains union steward materials, dated October 4, 1977 to October 16, 1977. Topics discussed include duties and responsibilities, handling a grievance, dealing with supervisors, closing comments, Local grievance meetings, copies of minutes, tips for stewards, grievance information, rights of stewards, arbitration, information and agendas for stewards seminars, and brief histories of AUCE and SORWUC. File also contains a audio cassette entitled "The Steward".

[Correspondence with other unions]

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

[Local 1 Strike Records]

File contains strike and mediation records, dated April 10, 1980 to May 13, 1980. Topics discussed include wages and living expenses, contracts, negotiations, mediation, strikes, amendments to the collective agreement, picket schedules and payment information, CLC affiliation, and committee reports. File also contains a copy of UBC Reports (vol. 26, no. 9) from May 7, 1980, and several news clippings.

[Solidarity coalition records]

File contains records pertaining to Operation Solidarity (trade unions group) and the Solidarity Coalition (community group), dated December 1, 1983 to October 7, 1983. Topics discussed include strikes and negotiation, responses and opposition to Bill 2-3, Bill 11, Bill 26, and other government policies and legislation, correspondence, budget cuts, a copy of the AUCE Local 1 Solidarity Times, office equipment and costs, reports and summaries on potential legislative changes such as the Labour Code Amendment Act (Bill 28) and others, political protests, leaflets entitled "The Real Kerkhoff Story," and "B.C. Government Cuts Education Again," a news clipping on the Fraser Institute, and a Solidarity Coalition brief to the premier of B.C. dated October 7, 1983.

[Minutes of Local 1 membership meeting]

File contains meeting minutes, bulletins, memos, and other records dated December 17, 1980 to November 30, 1979. Topics discussed include committee nominations, a presentation from CUPE Local 2278 (UBC teaching assistants), financial statements, committee reports on grievances, benefits, job evaluation, a speaker from the Nicaraguan Literacy Crusade, affiliation, potential resignation of the president, referendum results, budget cuts, strikes, the collective agreement and negotiations, bylaws, and constitutional amendments.

[Minutes of Local 1 membership meeting] (1 of 2)

File contains agendas, meeting minutes, and other records dated November 25, 1982 to January 20, 1983. Topics discussed include nominations, financial reports, executive and provincial reports, committee reports on grievances, health and safety, contracts, communications, correspondence, the convention, affiliation, referendum results, bylaws, the legal position of the union, picketing, an Operation Solidarity report, and reports on legislation.

[CUE newsletters]

File contains CUE newsletter On Cue dated February 1991 to November 1991.

On Cue, November 1991 (Election of Officers) includes CUE representatives list, Contract Committee report, Grievance Committee report, notice condemning harassment, Business Agent's report, notice of election of officers, notice of CUPE Local 116's negotiations, Treasurer's report, financial statements, open letter to the University Librarian regarding union involvement with the strategic planning process, poetry written by CUE member, list of shop stewards, minutes of general membership meeting dated October 24, 1991, and agenda for general membership meeting dated November 21, 1991.

On Cue, [October 1991] (Special Bylaws Issue) includes President's report, reprinted article entitled "Union activists and union supporters" written by Anne Marie Foote, correspondence announcing CUE's financial support of the New Democratic Party, summary of NDP member's presentation on social justice, reprinted Trade Union Research Bureau article comparing budgets of B.C. and Ontario, printing of CUPE Local 2950 by-laws in full, financial statements, reprinted article regarding PSAC and CUPW 1991 strikes written by Ed Finn, government advertisement regarding voting in the provincial general election, reprinted HEU Guardian satiric article regarding administration, reprinted ELP Action Line article regarding national medicare, reprinted article criticizing Canadian conservatism and "Americanization" written by Ed Finn, registration form and course listing for Labour Council weekend seminars, incoming correspondence regarding affiliation with B.C. Federation of Labour, minutes of general membership meeting dated September 26, 1991, and agenda for general membership meeting dated October 21, 1991.

On Cue, September 1991 includes CUE representatives list, endorsement of NDP from CUE president, notice of UBC psychology study on women, work and stress, Business Agent's report, reprinted OPSEU News Update article on political action by unions, reprinted Canadian Association of Labour Media summary of SSC report of Lavigne v. OPSEU, correspondence regarding United Way's solicitation of individual CUE members, reprinted Globe and Mail article capitalism and "junk-food economy" written by A. Paul Gill, Grievance Committee report, Contract Committee report, Health & Safety Committee report, update on Main Library health and safety investigation, update on health and safety problems linked to the processing of Shastri Books, advertisement for workplace ergonomics workshop, a "Health and Safety Parable", correspondence requesting support of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, reprinted PSAC Alliance article regarding wages and benefits of government workers, reprinted Globe and Mail statement on Canadian wages, advertisement for conference entitled "Labour and Team Concepts" held at the Maritime Labour Centre, notice of CLC weekend seminar and courses, notice of CUE meetings, Employment Equittee Committee report, welcome letter to new members, minutes of general membership meeting dated July 25, 1991, reprinted CALM article listing international work stories, and agenda for general membership meeting dated September 26, 1991.

On Cue, June 1991 includes CUE Representatives List, reprinted Southam News article regarding commemoration of GST implementation, Grievance Committe report, Contract Committee report, Business Agent's report, President's report, Secretary Treasurer's report, financial statements, correspondence, open letter of welcome, printed contract article regarding personal study benefits, UBC Library pruning update, poetry written by Helen Bonnell Butt, minutes of general membership meeting dated May 23, 1991, article regarding union action towards pension plans, article regarding differences between pension plans and RRSPs, and agenda for general membership meeting dated June 20, 1991.

On Cue, May 1991 includes CUE representatives list, welcome letter to new members, President's report, Grievance Committee report, reprinted leaflet on 1991 general hospital strike, report on Main Library Architect's Report, Business Agent's report, reprinted inspection report of Main Library conducted by Worker's Compensation Board, reprinted USWA 480 Your Union article detailing historical union gains, correspondence, Health & Safety Committee report, questionnaire regarding the Provincial Emergency Program and emergency preparedness, Contract Committee report, reprinted PSAC Union Update statistics on wage increases versus inflation, minutes of general membership meeting dated April 25, 1991, and agenda of general membership meeting dated May 23, 1991.

On Cue, April 1991 includes CUE representatives list, letter of welcome to new members, update and statement in solidarity of general hospital strike, Contract Committee report, Business Agent's report, President's report, Trustees report, Secretary Treasurer's report, Executive comments on the Trustees report, financial statements, reprinted CUPE article regarding the CUPE Job Evaluation Plan written by Carole Cameron, minutes of general membership meetings dated January 17, February 21 and March 21, 1991, reprinted quotations from CALM, reprinted CALM article regarding Yukon minimum wage, listing of MayWorks festival events, and agenda for general membership meeting dated April 25, 1991.

On Cue, March 1991 includes CUE representatives list, Communication Committee report, letter of welcome to new members, reprinted CUPE article regarding job evaluation basic information written by Carole Cameron, Contract Committee report, Secretary Treasurer's report, Health & Safety Committee report, financial statements, bulletin for conference on repetitive strain injury dated March 21, 1991, reprinted CALM articles regarding wage control and Blil C-69, open correspondence regarding appropriate response to telephone harassment and bomb threats, bulletin regarding restructuring of the UBC Library Administration and leadership theory, minutes of general membership meeting dated February 21, 1991, reprinted Canadian Press article detailing persecution of Canadian Auto Workers union member, and agenda of general membership meeting dated March 21, 1991.

On Cue, February 1991 inclues CUE representatives list, notice of International Women's Day activities, letter of welcome to new members, Health & Safety report, Secretary Treasurer's report, Treasurer's report and financial statements, 1991 budget definitions, Grievance Committee report, annotated summation of UBC's contract proposals, CUPE national statement on the Persian Gulf Crisis dated December 21, 1990, open correspondence, union poetry written by Del Revmond, personal, poem written by George Routledge reprinted from IUOE Maintenance News regarding Margaret Thatcher, and agenda for general membership meeting dated February 21, 1991.

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.

Health and Safety Committee (4 of 5)

File contains records of AUCE Health and Safety Committee. Records consist of meeting minutes of G.S.A.B. (General Services Administration Building) Safety, Security and Fire Prevention Committee dated February 10, 1983 to December 13, 1984. Topics discussed include window installation, guard rails, exhaust fumes and air intake, emergency and general lighting, no smoking signs, Workers Compensation Board seminar, function and members of safety committee, recycling, first aid, exposed wiring, list of floor wardens, safety bulletin, fire prevention and fire safety, working conditions in Admissions, elevator and room numbering, building amenity and room signage, landscaping, key plans, bomb threat telephone procedures, existing safety hazards, accessibility,

File also includes interdepartmental memorandum and other correspondence discussed in meetings.

[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.

[Minutes of Local 1 membership meeting]

File contains meeting minutes dated December 1, 1983 to July 28, 1983. Topics discussed include nominations, a report on the secession ballots, a report from the ombuds committee, information on the UBC campus situation, strikes and legal information, grievances, contracts, bylaw amendments, a Solidarity report, labour legislation, layoffs and fired BCGEU workers, and supporting Tranquille workers.

[Minutes of Local 1 membership meeting]

File contains reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, and other records dated December 13, 1984 to January 19, 1984. Topics discussed include the potential merger and a presentation from CUPE, recommendations and the merger committee's final report, a report on the other union options (OTEU, BCGEU, VMREU, HEU), reports to members on the merger and increased dues, finances, nominations, grievances, contracts, health and safety, and a report entitled "Solidarity as a Trade Union and its Present Situation".

[Minutes of CUE membership meeting]

File contains agendas and meeting minutes dated December 18, 1986 to January 30, 1986. Topics discussed include nominations, committee reports on contracts, grievances, health and safety, detailed treasurer's reports and appendices, picketing at hospitals, a report on the campus daycare centre, bylaw amendments, supporting HEU and BCNU (BC Nurses Union), UBC contract offers, Ritchie and Associates, and a list job duties.

[Minutes of CUE membership meeting] (1 of 2)

File contains agendas, meeting minutes, and other records dated December 16, 1987 to May 7, 1987. Topics discussed include the new collective agreement for 1987/88 - 1988/89 and a copy of UBC's offer of settlement, officer nominations, reports on the Grace Hospital Medical Genetics Unit, the convention, term appointment for part-time office staff, information on life insurance and pensions, a discussion of the Mental Health Workstations in the Registrar's Office, reports from committees on grievances, health and safety, education, and communications, reports from the business agent and treasurer, the strike fund balance, information on a health survey, sending delegates to the CUPE National Convention, referendum results, and bylaw amendments. File also contains meeting minutes "Division Meeting - Shaughnessy" from November 26, 1987.

[Minutes of CUE membership meeting] (2 of 2)

File contains agendas, meeting, minutes, and correspondence dated April 16, 1987 to December 1, 1987. Topics discussed include job descriptions, contract information, legislation (Bill 19 and 20), CUPE referendum ballot results, a staff update, information on meeting times and policies, hiring versus electing union representatives and office restructuring, presentations and debates on the CUPE merger, the daycare assessment ballot results, executive reports in favour of affiliation, and CUE balance sheets with assets and liabilities.

[Minutes of CUPE 2950 general membership meeting]

File contains meeting minutes dated November 21, 1991 to January 17, 1991. Topics discussed include election results, contracts, grievances, health and safety, BC Federation delegate nominations, bylaws, budget information, a scholarship fund, a hospital strike, and guest speakers on pay equity and legislation (Bill 82 - Compensation Fairness, Bill 19 - Revised Labour Code).

Communications

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

[Local 1, Canadian University Employees, and local 2950 contracts]

File contains the following bound collective agreements:

"Collective Agreement between AUCE Local 1 (UBC) and the University of British Columbia -- April 1, 1982 - March 31, 1984 -- covering clerical and library workers at UBC";
"Collective Agreement between Canadian University Employees and the University of British Columbia -- April 1, 1984 - March 31, 1987 -- covering clerical and library workers at UBC" (two copies); and
"Collective Agreement between the Canadian University Employees and the University of British Columbia -- April 1, 1987 - March 31, 1989 -- covering clerical and library workers at UBC".

[Local 2950 contracts]

File contains the following bound collective agreements:

"Collective Agreement between the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 2950 and the University of British Columbia -- April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2005 -- covering clerical and library workers at UBC";
"Collective Agreement between the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 2950 and the University of British Columbia -- April 1, 2005 - March 31, 2010 -- covering clerical and library workers at UBC";
"Collective Agreement between the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 2950 and the University of British Columbia -- April 1, 2010 - March 31, 2014 -- covering clerical and library workers at UBC"; and
"Collective Agreement between the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 2950 and the University of British Columbia -- April 1, 2014 - March 31, 2019 -- covering clerical, library, and Chan Centre workers at UBC".

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 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.

Provincial Executive minutes (2 of 3)

File contains meeting minutes dated August 21, 1981 to November 28, 1981. Topics discussed include reports from Locals, grievances, charges against Local 5 and affiliation with CCU, correspondence, financial statements, per capita tax report, new executives, negotiations, strikes, development of an AUVE photo archive, communications with staff at the University of Victoria, supporting the Union of BC Indian Chiefs in opposing amendments to the Canadian constitution.

Local 1 Executive minutes (2 of 2)

File contains Executive Minutes for Local 1 dated May 13, 1982 to December 13, 1982. Topics discussed include correspondence received throughout the year, financial reports, contracts, strikes, grievances, communications, overtime policies for union staff, student employment, health and safety, negotiations, secession of Locals 4 and 5, conflict between Provincial and Locals, changes in AUCE organization and the role of the Provincial Executive. File also contains committee terms of reference, the 1982 Provincial Convention Annual Report from the President and Vice-President, a job description, a letter, notes, photocopies of the newsletter.

Local 1 Executive minutes

File contains the meeting minutes and correspondence of the Association of University and College Employees, Local 1, and its successor the Canadian University Employees (CUE). The CUE records date from December 10, 1985 to October 7, 1985, and the AUCE records date from September 18, 1985 to January 8, 1985. Topics discussed include reports on computer implementation, office and executive restructuring, financial reports, reports from the union coordinator, job descriptions, communications, interactions with Ritchie and Associates, "work to rule," the Local name change, grievances, health and safety, and contract negotiations. File also contains correspondence from the CUE legal team and CUPE, memos and notes, a news bulletin, and a service contract between CUPE and AUCE Local 1.

CUE Executive minutes (2 of 5)

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

CUE Executive minutes (3 of 5)

File contains meeting minutes and other records dated January 1988 to July 1988. Topics discussed include labour relations and grievances, contracts, organizing, elections, membership, arbitration, committee functions, report on office restructuring, bylaws, financial reports, education, health and safety, communications, contracts, budgets, revenue and dues, hiring and job evaluation, and recruiting. File also contains a chart of accounts, agendas, a memo, and notes.

CUE Executive minutes

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

[Provincial Constitution and policies and procedures]

File contains one copy of Association of University & College Employees Provincial Constitution and Provincial Policies & Procedures as amended at the sixth annual convention June 1979.

File contains one copy of Association of University & College Employees Provincial Constitution and Provincial Policies & Procedures as amended at the sixth annual convention dated June 2-3, 1979. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, Local autonomy, information on the provincial executive and officers, nominations and elections, provincial committees, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures, rules of order, affiliations, student employment, education, and resolutions of support.

[Local 1 Executive correspondence and other material]

File contains correspondence and other materials, dated October 8, 1981 to June 1981. Correspondences are of A.U.C.E. Local 1 executive to Ubyssey Editorial Office and to its members. Topics discussed include budget cuts, wage proposals, letters to the editor, protesting UBC Engineers' Lady Godiva ride, AUCE elections and candidate statements, referendum ballot results, an affiliation bulletin, resolutions and amendments, and information from the 8th annual convention.

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