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University of British Columbia Library Rare Books and Special Collections British Columbia
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Across Campus

File contains the March 1980 issue of Across Campus. Topics discussed include mediation of contract negotiations with UBC, pension plans, Graduate Student Centre membership, Steward Seminar, leaves of absence, reprints of newspaper articles, Christmas leave, union job descriptions, boycott news from the B.C. Federation of Labour, correspondence, and general membership meetings.

Local 1 Executive minutes (1 of 2)

File contains Executive Minutes for Local 1, and Full Strike Committee Executive Minutes dated October 15, 1975 to December 16, 1975. Topics discussed include strike and negotiations, disciplinary actions against scabs, and the Full Strike Committee Meeting minutes, along with supporting postal workers, sharing an office with the provincial executive, reports from committees on pension plans, daycare, grievances, job evaluation, contracts, discussion of federal legislation, and staff and organization issues brought up during the November 1975 Provincial Convention.

Local 1 Executive minutes (2 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes dated January 6, 1976 to December 7, 1976. Topics discussed include the strike and strike committee report, disciplinary actions against scabs, correspondence, anti-inflation legislation, interactions with other unions (CUPE, SORWUC, HEU, the Vancouver Taxi Union), contracts, staffing, role of executive members, bylaws and amendments in regards to discipline, grievances and arbitration, information on Pentacare daycare centre, housing at UBC, the strike at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), maternity leave, and banning smoking during executive meetings. File also contains several agendas, committee documents and recommendations, as well as a memo.

Provincial Executive minutes

File contains meeting minutes dated January 15, 1977 to August 20, 1977. Topics discussed include Local reports, correspondence, convention planning and resolutions, financial and committee information, negotiations and arbitration, maternity leave issues, purchasing office supplies, interactions with other unions (SORWUC, BCGEU, CLC), strikes, and constitutional amendments. File also contains the minutes of the 1977 Annual AUCE Convention.

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

File contains meeting minutes dated January 13, 1979 to December 15, 1979. Topics discussed include reports from Locals, the arrest and support of SFU 18 picketers, financial reports, expense compensation, contracts and negotiations, the Essential Services Disputes Act, UIC Maternity leave and benefits, a UIC information seminar held by AUCE and the Labour Studies program at Capilano College, planning the 1979 convention, correspondence, current strikes and discussion around students crossing picket lines at SFU, potential affiliation with other groups (CLC, CUPE, BCGEU), newsletter business, offering support for CCCA (Concerned Citizens for Choice on Abortion), changing the name of the Association of University and College Employees to the Union of University and College Employees, interactions with SORWUC in regards to an outstanding loan and other communication and support issues.

Provincial Executive minutes (1 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes dated January 19, 1980 to June 24, 1980. Topics discussed include strikes, student employment, wages, reports from Locals, convention and referendum planning, update on the SFU 18, financial reports, providing financial support to Locals and other organizations, correspondence, convention on affiliation with other groups (CLC, CUPE), office equipment, negotiation and mediation, grievances, emergency resolutions, the B.C. Student Federation, the CAIMAW strike, and childcare issues.

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 (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.

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.

Provincial Executive minutes

File contains meeting minutes dated January 8, 1982 to June 5, 1982. Topics discussed include reports from Locals, interactions with CUPE, executive elections, strikes, B.C. Federation of Labour Convention, correspondence, interactions with SORWUC and the United Bank Workers, the AUCE convention, financial reports, affiliation with other labour organizations (CCU), contract negotiations, secession of Locals 4 and 5, office business, and committee reports. File also contains handwritten notes dated June 5, 1982.

Local 1 Executive minutes (1 of 2)

File contains Executive Minutes for Local 1 dated January 7, 1982 to April 22, 1982. Topics discussed include correspondence received throughout the year, financial reports, communications, contracts, grievances, safety, interactions with other unions (HEU, CUPE), TA strike action, secession of Locals 4 and 5, and reimbursements.

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 meeting minutes dated January 12, 1983 to December 6, 1983. Topics discussed include correspondence, executive reports, the union office and personnel, the reports of union organizers, grievances, contracts, health and safety, bylaw amendments, financial reports, stike fund information, the newsletter, interactions with CUPE, strike actions, secession ballot results, disciplinary actions for members crossing picket lines. File also contains multiple job descriptions, and a list of involuntary transfer exemptions, safety and overtime reports, legal correspondence, letter of agreement between UBC and AUCE, and lists of cheques issued.

Local 1 Executive minutes

File contains meeting minutes dated November 27, 1984 to January 10, 1984. Topics discussed include the report of the merger committee (potential AUCE merger with CUPE, BCGEU, HEU, VMREU, BCTF), union organizers reports, financial reports and budget proposal, grievances, communications, contracts, health and safety reports, bylaws, policy manuals, and purchasing supplies and office equipment. File also contains a service contract between CUPE and AUCE Local 1, a list of involuntary transfer exemptions, multiple job descriptions, and a report from office staff to the Executive.

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.

[Minutes and correspondence of CUE Executive] (3 of 3)

File contains meeting minutes and correspondence dated August 12, 1986 to January 23, 1986. Topics discussed include essential services, daycare, grievances, job classifications, contract negotiations, policies on alcohol and drug related problems, overtime, Ritchie and Associates, office staff wages, and health and safety. File also contains a draft report on clean indoor air and smoking .

CUE Executive minutes (1 of 5)

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

CUE Executive minutes (2 of 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 (4 of 5)

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

CUE Executive minutes (5 of 5)

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

[Local 1 Contract bulletins and special membership meeting records]

File contains contract bulletins and special membership meeting records, dated November 20, 1979 to April 25, 1979. Topics discussed include committee and executive nominations, correspondence, financial statements, contract bulletins 1-8, settlement terms, wage proposals, collective agreement. File also contains referendum ballots.

CUE Executive minutes (1 of 5)

File contains meeting minutes dated December 14, 1988 to August 10, 1988. Topics discussed include union expenses and purchased equipment, committee policy manuals, budgets, grievances, health and safety, contracts, job evaluation, education, communications, hiring, bylaws, and recruiting and membership. File also contains agendas.

CUE Executive minutes (2 of 5)

File contains meeting minutes dated July 7, 1988 to March 1, 1988. Topics discussed include the newsletter, staffing issues and executive turnover, recruiting, budget and financial reports, grievances, health and safety, contracts, job evaluation, education, communications, bylaws, office expenses, UBC sexual harrassment report, tuition waivers, a job exchange program with an Australian university, and membership meetings. File also contains agendas .

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 (4 of 5)

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

CUE Executive minutes (5 of 5)

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

CUE Executive minutes (1 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes and other records dated December 12, 1989 to May 24, 1989. Topics discussed include hiring, wages, communications, contracts, education, grievances, health and safety, elections, recruitment, job evaluation, financial reports and budgets, interactions with CUPE, a hospital strike, and B.C. Nurses dispute. File also contains an organizing project report dated September/October, 1989, ballot results, agendas, and notes.

CUE Executive minutes (2 of 2)

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

CUE Executive minutes

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

CUE Executive minutes

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

[Provincial Constitution and meeting minutes]

File contains the provincial constitution and founding convention meeting minutes dated August 20, 1973 to August 29, 1973. Topics discussed include organizing clerical and library workers at B.C. colleges, committee nominations and formation, elections, objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, autonomy, duties of executive and officers, the annual convention, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, and procedures and bylaws.

[Provincial Constitution]

File contains two copies of the provincial constitution dated June 1976 to June 1979. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, Local autonomy, the role of the provincial executive, committees, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures and bylaws.

[Provincial constitution and other material]

File contains 2 copies of Association of University & College Employees Provincial Constitution, Provincial Policies & Procedures as amended May 1979. Subject to revision at Convention — UBC — June 1979. Local 1. Executive Copy. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, Local autonomy, the role of the provincial executive, committees, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures and bylaws. File also contains the AUCE policies and procedures.

[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.

[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.

[International women's year newsletters and other materials]

File contains newsletters in French and English and other records related to International Women's Year (IWY), dated November 1974 to July 1975.

Vol. 1, no. 4, November 1974, includes information on funding, criteria for IWY projects, submission guidelines, types of funding available, and an overview of relevant government agencies along with their addresses.

Vol. 1, no. 5, December 1974, features a message from Marc Lalonde, the Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, discussing the Canadian government's plan for the year including legislation, increasing awareness, and providing funding. This issue also includes information on international committees and conferences for IWY, resolutions by the National Council of Women, a Canadian National Railway study on the status of women within their company, a CBC task force on the status of women, the first Canadian Women's Chess Championship, information on Widows United, the Canadian Congress of Black Women's second annual congress, an advisory council on volunteerism, the appointment of the Chancellor of the University of Calgary, the National Council of Jewish Women's IWY organizing, a BC Federation of Women convention, the BC Police Commission Task Force on Women and the Police, and a list of publications and National Film Board films about women and IWY.

Vol. 2, no. 1, January-February 1975, includes information on international, national, and provincial IWY programs in Norway, France, Saskatchewan, and Ontario, UN and UNESCO conferences, corrections to the vol. 1, no. 4 issue of the newsletter, training grants, opportunities for youth, and news from across the country, such as women elected to the Yukon Territorial Government, surnames in Alberta, the "Women Today in Nova Scotia" conference, and a filmography and reading list.

Vol. 2, no. 2, February-March 1975, includes a message from the IWY Secretariat about responding to mail, and a press release issued by Marc Lalonde, the Minister Responsible for the Status of Women about federal government programs. The issue also contains information on international and provincial IWY programs, publications, and conferences in Japan, Cuba, New Brunswick, Alberta, Newfoundland, British Columbia, Ontario, and Québec, congratulations to the first woman principal of a public high school in Toronto, reports and programs from the Canadian Federation of University Women and the National Secretaries Association, a help wanted section, a filmography, and the Voice of Alberta Native Women's Society creating IWY jewellery.

Vol. 2, no. 3, April 1975, includes information on international IWY programs, publications, and conferences in Mexico, Chile, Australia, the Soviet Union, and India. Canadian programs include seminars across the country, some sponsored by the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), an audio-visual kit produced by the Status of Women Study Group in Nanaimo, a public school course in Hamilton, a Fredericton Women's Centre event, a meeting of northern and Indigenous women in Yellowknife, a Redlight Theatre play about Nellie McClung, the opening of the Toronto Women's Bookstore, Status of Women Councils in Newfoundland, PEI, New Brunswick, and Québec, a Miles for Millions project entitled ""Canadian Women and the Third World,"" the establishment of the National Advisory Committee on the Female Offender, an IWY committee in Nova Scotia, and a Pioneer Women program in Montreal. Also included is an anniversary announcement, unions negotiating babysitting expenses and Father's Day Pay, total monthly costs for women's labour, Office of Native Employment consultant for Indigenous women seeking government work, seminars, meetings, and lectures in Ontario and Manitoba, "Interchange '75" seminars, film festivals, and recommended reading and music.

Vol. 2, no. 5, June-July 1975, includes excerpts from the Crossroads '75 conference in Québec on topics such as homemakers, women in business, legal and financial protection, rights of Indigenous women, creation of a Family Court system, gender ratio of teachers in schools, teaching materials including women's activism, prohibiting sex discrimination in schools, economic independence, pensions, preventing discrimination in insurance policies, recognizing housewives as workers, communications and representations of women, developing new policies at regulatory bodies such as the CRTC or CBC, preventative medicine including nutrition, internal health including venereal disease, cancer, and pregnancy, family planning including access to contraceptives and abortion, employment discrimination, benefits, and wages for domestic workers, standards for part-time work, organizing, politics, a recommended reading list and filmography, a congratulations section highlighting the accomplishments of Canadian women, a sex discrimination checklist published by CUPE, and list of conferences, courses, and seminars on topics such as women and the church, homemakers, urban planning, the Québec Human Rights Commission, and repealing laws against abortion.

File also contains correspondence from the IWY Secretariat to the AUCE, and from the Women's Office at UBC to the AUCE, informing them about events and programs.

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