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Office log

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

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

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

Local 1 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.

AUCE Sixth Annual Provincial Convention

File contains minutes and associated material of the June 1979 6th Annual Provincial Convention. The agenda includes rules of order, business arising from the 5th Annual Convention, the provincial executive report, local reports from Locals 1 to 6, a resolution to affiliate with the Canadian Labour Congress, constitutional amendments, the presentation of a National Union of Students policy paper entitled "Education - A System in Chaos" (March 1979), and emergency resolutions and amendments. Other topics discussed include maternity benefits and communications with the Provincial. File also includes a copy of the 5th Annual Convention minutes, and a voting card.

General membership meeting minutes (3 of 4)

File contains general and special meeting minutes dated January 15, 1976 to December 9, 1976. Topics discussed include correspondence, committee reports, elections and nominations, grievances with UBC, office equipment, Provincial Association reports, strikes, discipline of strikebreakers, finances and dues, legislation cast by the Anti-Inflation Board, by-law amendments, protesting sexism in government action, the function of the executive, lay-offs, job classification, support of other unions and causes, the newsletter, committee and union organization, contract negotiations, the National Day of Protest, roll-backs, and press releases.

File also contains proposed rules of order, one section of Local 1's constitution, and statements of income and expenses.

Correspondence, incoming (2 of 3)

File contains incoming correspondence dated December 1978 to March 1979. Topics include support of causes and other unions, newsletters, arbitration, the Provincial Convention, the Consumer Price Index, educational courses, union staffing and membership, formation of an AUCE Travel Club, office equipment, pension plans, finances, the Essential Services Disputes Act, relations and negotiations with UBC, job descriptions, debates of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, steward seminars, and human rights.

[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 Contract committee]

File contains bulletins, versions of a collective agreement, and news releases dated January 14, 1980 to April 11, 1980. Topics discussed include bargaining and negotiations, changes to the collective agreement, contract proposals, membership meetings, wages and inflation, the strike vote, and information on the strike.

[Notebooks of provincial executive minutes]

File contains four notebooks of Melody Rudd, member of Executive Committee. Four handwritten exercise books (notebooks) containing notes on union activities in the form of phone numbers, addresses, to-do lists, lists of supplies, calculations, financial information, scheduling, drafts of correspondence, questions, information about the newsletter, and the activities of Locals 1-6. One of the notebooks appears to have been used for class or personal notes as it mostly contains psychology and mental health information with a section on union and strike activities at the end.

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.

Seventh Annual Provincial Convention (2 of 2)

File contains Local reports and other records dated June 18, 1980. Records include Local monthly reports from June 1979 to June 1980, Local annual reports to the 7th annual convention, a report from the British Columbia Students' Federation, reports from SORWUC, and reports from the Labour Advocacy and Research Association (LARA). Topics discussed include strikes, dues, negotiations, hiring, job descriptions, membership, student employment, communication, affiliation, supporting the SFU 18, union organizing, and labour standards for domestic and farm workers. File also contains copies of articles from the Province newspaper entitled "Home work down-graded" (March 10, 1978) and "They're slaves in the homes of the elite" (March 9, 1978)

[Local 2 Strike bulletins and correspondence]

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

[Local 3 agreements and other materials]

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

General correspondence incoming and outgoing (3 of 3)

File contains incoming correspondence dated January 6, 1986 to May 1, 1986. Topics include advertisements, labour education, support of other unions and causes, grievances, worker compensation, Operation Solidarity, New Democratic Party political party, National Day of Remembrance for Workers Killed or Injured at the Workplace, letters of thanks, campus daycare, labour conferences, labour agreements, May Day, union finances, scholarship, Canadian Almanac listing, union representatives and representation, political engagement, film screenings, newsletters, seniority, sick leave, South African apartheid, Ritchie and Associates, technological change, violence against women, retirement, union elections, and membership meetings.

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.

Outgoing correspondence

File contains outgoing correspondence and other material dated January 15, 1983 to December 7, 1983. Other records include press releases, fliers for upcoming events, ballots, reprinted AUCE newsletter articles, candidate statements, and membership meeting minutes. Topics discussed include study conducted on Visual Display Terminals (VDTs), layoffs, the British Columbia Reconstructive Conversion (Recon) Project, implementation of the BC Library Network, the July 7, 1983 provincial budget and consequent proposed legislative changes, Operation Solidarity, UBC Campus Community Alliance, the Residential Tenancy Act, support of other union, by-law amendments, secession from AUCE Provincial, strike action, Local 1 elections, pornography shown on Canadian Pay TV channel, and sick leave negotiations.

[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.

[Local 2 correspondence and newsletters]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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).

[CUE Communications committee records]

File contains newsletters of Canadian University Employees (formerly Local 1 of AUCE), a CUPE-CUE Report on the first year of affiliation, carbon copy of a list of CUE officers submitted to CUPE, a January 30, 1986 membership meeting bulletin, hand-written notes regarding the presence of U.S. efficiency analysis firm Ritchie and Associates, and a bulletin regarding Ritchie and Associates' Final Report on Financial Services.

On Cue, Summer 1986 newsletter includes a CUE representatives directory, Grievance Committee report, Health and Safety Report, two reports on the CUPE BC 23rd Annual Convention, reprinted article from the Canadian Labour Congress on free trade, information on contractual obligations for medical leave, report and open letter on campus daycare, an update on activity and presence of Ritchie and Associates, a report on St. Paul Hospital's negotiations, and a letter to the editor regarding leadership of the Social Credit party.

[May 1986] newsletter includes a Contract Committee report, Grievance Committee report, CUE for Safety report, a report on the risks of video display terminals, a Union Office report, a report on the benefits of CUPE affiliation, letters to 'Your Cue' (Editor's Corner) from Local 1 members, correspondence opposing Ritchie and Associates, an article in solidarity of the Hospital Employees Union, information on South African apartheid, statement requesting support of child care, and a "Name the Newsletter Contest" ballot.

CUE's News, February 1986 newsletter includes a statement on office restructuring, update on wage increment implementation at UBC, Grievance Committee report, October 1985 CUPE National Convention report, Contract Committee report, letter of thanks from the Daycare Council, Job Evaluation Committee report, reprint of Current Disputes, and correspondence regarding the Pacific Western Airline dispute.

[Local 4 newsletters]

File contains Local 4 (Capilano College) newsletter Cap Communicator, dated March 1977 to June 1978.

Cap Communicator, vol.2 no.3, March 1977 topics include reprinted article on inter-library loan grant, agenda for general membership meeting dated March 10, summary of membership meetings dated February 10 to March 3, ballot on wage increase, information on wage increase, committee reports, and minutes of Principal's Advisory Committee meeting dated February 15.

Cap Communicator, vol.2 no.9, September 1977 topics include reprinted article on wage dispute settlement, agenda for regular general meeting dated September 8, notes on recent and upcoming contract negotiations, fitness centre news, advertisement for the Capilano Review, and personal account of a European tour.

Cap Communicator, vol.2 no.15, May 1978 topics include agenda for regular general meeting dated May 11, notice of contract experiation and request for input, minutes of general meetings dated April 13 to April 28, notice for Capilano College picnic and softball game, committee reports, and reprinted news articles regarding Capilano College budget and art exhibition.

Cap Communicator, vol.2 no.16, June 1978 topics include agenda for general meeting dated June 8, minutes of general meeting dated May 11, notice for Capilano College picnic, notice of special meeting dated June 7, listing of recommended new positions, committee reports, memorandum regarding benefit changes, memorandum of understanding regarding the hiring of "Native Speakers" as instructor associates, notes of Committee on "Volunteers in Transition" dated April 12, AUCE Provincial's loan to Local 1 to help defray strike-pay costs, and report from May 1978 AUCE Convention.

File also contains reports, minutes, and proposed amendments from the July 1977 SORWUC National Special Convention, including the SORWUC national union constitution.

[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 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.

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.

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.

[Local 1 Contract committee bulletins]

File contains news releases, bulletins, clippings, and other records dated August 25, 1978 to July 21, 1978. Topics discussed include a comparison of union and university positions following contract mediation, contract proposals and information, strike notice, negotiations between the union and the university, increment policy, wages, disciplinary action and employee files, group life, disability, and pension plans, hiring policies, structure of union meetings, taxi vouchers, daycare, maternity leave, results of referendum ballot, contract proposals and analysis by union members, the operating engineers strike at UBC, interactions with the labour board, and contract bulletins #1-16.

Executive outgoing correspondence

File contains copies of outgoing executive correspondence dated November 1, 1975 to November 22, 1976. Topics include press communications, union representatives and representation, the Anti-Inflation Board (AIB), executive and membership meetings, communciations and negotiations with UBC, collective agreements, grievance, union jurisdiction and exemption, cooperation with other unions, maternity leave, job classifications and descriptions, seniority, layoffs, steward seminars, striking, strike fund, arbitration, new employee orientation, status of women, interpretation of by-laws and collective agreement, retirement, office plant repotting, finances, employee transfers, correspondence, union office organization, land lease increase, and union elections. Recipients consist primarily of UBC officials and employees, and include other unions, arbitrators, and union federations.

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.

Eighth Annual Provincial Convention (3 of 4)

File contains annual provincial convention minutes, session one dated June 13-14, 1981 and session two dated June 27-28, 1981. Topics discussed include discipline, support for the Canadian Farmworkers Union, reports from Locals, Local 5 (Caledonia) affiliation with the CCU, strikes, nominations, per capita tax, interactions between Local and Provincial executives, financial reports, resolutions and amendments, support for political and humanitarian causes such as prisoners in Ireland, abortion rights, and opposing a nuclear research reactor at SFU.

[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.

Health and Safety Committee (5 of 5)

File contains meeting minutes of the following Safety Committees: Department of Theatre, dated Augus 25, 1983 to December 18, 1984; Woodward Library, dated January 13, 1982 and March 11, 1982; and Instructional Resource Centre, dated May 25, 1983 to November 14, 1984. Topics include role of committee and management, general safety practices and policies, safety hazards, first aid education, temperature and air circulation, lighting, fire safety, asbestos removal, Workers' Compensation Board, accident investigation, visual display terminals, emergency procedure, and correspondence. File also contains correspondence.

File also contains minutes of Inter-Union Visual Display Terminal Committee, dated April 27, 1983. Topics include hazards of electromagnatic fields, grievances and arbitrations, Quebec legislation, new publications, media relations, seminars and conferences, and announcements.

[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 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.

[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.

[Scrapbook of 1992 strike]

File contains materials relating to the 1992 CUPE strike, including photocopies of articles and photographs (originals moved, see below) and news clippings dated February 20, 1992 to March 26, 1992. Topics discussed include background information on the strike, working conditions and wages, pay equity, negotiation, effects of the strike, scabs and strikebreakers, UBC student, administration, and faculty responses to the strike, a B.C. Supreme Court injunction limiting picket locations, the student sit-in at the president's office and related statement, and the end of the strike. File also contains an envelope of additional news clippings.

RBSC-ARC-1021-PH-048 to 125, 127 (small print - photograph storage)
RBSC-ARC-1021-PH-126 (medium print -photograph storage)

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