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AUCE Provincial Special Convention September 1982

File contains material and handwritten notes from the September 1982 AUCE Provincial Special Convention. Material includes the agenda, financial statements, and proposed constitutional amendments. File also contains a copy of the AUCE Provincial constitution (amended June 1981), a copy of the Provincial's "Policies and Procedures" (amended June 1981), and a copy of the "Rules of Order Governing AUCE Convention".

Executive correspondence

File contains incoming and outgoing executive correspondence dated March 1974 to June 1977. Topics include membership, recycling on campus, relations with the Provincial association, daycare and maternity benefits, public relations, leaves of absence, requests for and letters of support from outside organizations and unions, letters of resignation and termination, job descriptions and evaluations, cutbacks at UBC, referendum procedure, dissatisfaction with local governance, negotiations and contracts with UBC, general and executive membership meetings, health care plans, strikes and demonstrations, strikebreakers and discipline procedure, educational workshops, union jurisdiction, retirement, surveys, rent and rent control, gender discrimination, by-laws and constitutions, office expenses, and pay equity. 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.

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.

Correspondence with other unions and UBC

File contains correspondence with other unions and with UBC dated February 13, 1974 to June 1, 1976. Topics include seminars, leaves of absence, union membership, speaking invitations, and financial and moral support.

File also contains copies of informational leaflets advocating for AUCE, a press release, and drafts towards a Union Organizer manual. File also contains one undated copy of CAIMAW's newsletter "Sparker" and a report of the Canadian Confederation of Unions - B.C. Council Convention dated February 22, 1976.

General correspondence incoming and outgoing (1 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated January 14, 1986 to December 11, 1986. Topics of outgoing correspondence include CUE grievance procedure, union representatives and representation, job classification, essential services, support of and coordination with other unions, boycott of businesses supporting apartheid South Africa, grievances and arbitration with UBC, status of women, child care at UBC, staff wages, secession from AUCE, Ritchie and Associates, and amendments to CUE by-laws and constitution. Topics of incoming correspondence include job description, pension plan, women's rights, advertisements, union representatives and representation, negotiations with UBC, United Way campaign, sick leave, calls for financial support, support of other unions, provincial general election, and labour education.

[Local 6 Contracts, pamphlets, correspondence, and other material]

File contains material from Local 6 (Simon Fraser University Teaching Support Staff Union) dated September 8, 1976 to August 10, 1982. Records include bound collective agreement (July 30, 1980 to April 30, 1982), news bulletins, incoming and outgoing correspondence, petition to join AUCE, report, instructions for union organizers, leaflets, sessional instructors job description, copy of affiliation contract, and arbitration award from the Labour Board of B.C.

[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.

[Local 5 secession records] (1 of 2)

File contains material from Local 5 (College of New Caledonia) related to secession from AUCE and affiliation with the Confederation of Canadian Unions, dated April 6, 1981 to May 8, 1982. Records include incoming and outgoing correspondence, referendum ballot, hearing minutes, convention minutes, completed questionnaires, application for affiliation, and Provincial constitution.

AUCE Special Convention on Affiliation

File contains the agenda and associated material of the April 1980 AUCE Provincial Special Convention on Affiliation. Proposed affiliations include BCGEU, CCU, CLC, CUPE, OTEU, SORWUC, and UFAWU. File also contains a voting card, an identification pin, draft ballots on amendment proposals and emergency resolutions, rules of order, the minutes of the 6th Annual AUCE Provincial Convention (June 1979), the April 1980 AUCE Affiliation Committee Report, and proposed resolutions.

File also contains reports and transcripts of meetings between the AUCE Provincial Affiliation Committee and proposed affiliations: BCGEU (December 4, 1979), CCU (February 8, 1980), CLC (September 14, 1979), CUPE (December 11, 1979), OTEU (January 17, 1980), SORWUC (March 10, 1980), and UFAWU (March 15, 1980).

[Local 5 secession records] (2 of 2)

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

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).

General correspondence outgoing (5 of 5)

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

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.

[Local 2 Correspondence, publications, and other materials]

File contains records of AUCE Local 2 (Simon Fraser University), dated November 1974 to July 1977. Records include issues of Local 2 newsletter AUCE Anchor, press release dated July 25, 1977, broadside titled "SFU WEEP", booklet of provincial constitution and local by-laws, listings of constitution and by-law amendments, review conducted by the Labour Relations Board of British Columbia of Local 2's first arbitration award dated March 15, 1976, working documents of contract negotiations, full contract dated November 22, 1974, Local's contract demands, news clippings regarding contract negotiations from the Province and the Vancouver Sun dated June 6, 1975, report on AUCE Local 2 history written by Angela Hamilton and Perce Groves, and open letters regarding on SORWUC Local 1 negotiations dated July 1975.

[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.

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.

Communications Committee minutes

File contains Communications Committee meeting minutes dated May 5, 1975 to August 5, 1980. Topics discussed include nominations and elections, correspondence, newsletter contents and distribution, editorial policy, and recordkeeping.

File also contains a Communications Committee Information Sheet, correspondence, committee membership lists, and a 1976 synopsis of the December 1975 strike. File also contains notes of the Management Alternatives Committee dated April 2, 1980, and notes of the Affiliation Convention dated April 12, 1980.

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 4 correspondence and other material]

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence of AUCE Local 4 (Capilano College), representative list, membership list, and general reports, dated February 1975 to November 1978. Topics discussed in correspondence include report on administrative reorganization, notice of motion regarding honouraria, arbitration, certification of positions with AUCE, election nominations, and government funded work programs.

[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 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.

[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".

General correspondence outgoing (4 of 5)

File contains AUCE outgoing correspondence dated March 3, 1981 to April 15, 1981. Topics include job evaluation and classification, employee benefits, union membership and representatives, union dues, women in the workplace, labor rights, publication orders, technological change, cooperation with other unions, lost wages reimbursement, building inspection, working conditions, severance and lay-offs, grievances, leaves of absence, seminars, tax payment, employee benefits, membership meetings, volunteer work, employment of disabled persons in UBC Crane Library, by-law amendment, committee investigations, and student employment.

General correspondence outgoing (3 of 5)

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

General correspondence outgoing (1 of 5)

File contains AUCE outgoing correspondence dated September 17, 1981 to December 28, 1981. Topics include union representatives and representation, leaves of absence, elections, administrative expenses, publication and equipment orders, buttons, union dues, membership meetings, employee benefits, shop stewards, tax payment, staff appointment and lay-offs, cooperation with other unions, maternity leave, pensions, building maintenance, visual display terminals, contract negotiations, conferences and seminars, budget cuts, and legal representation.

General correspondence outgoing (2 of 5)

File contains AUCE outgoing correspondence dated June 26, 1981 to September 17, 1981. Topics include union membership and representatives, parking, building inspections, union dues, job descriptions, leaves of absence, membership meetings, conventions, publication orders, contract negotiations, records request, involuntary transfers, severance and lay-offs, legal representation, budget cuts, discrimination against union members, first aid regulations, women's rights, employee benefits, visual display terminals, health and safety, cooperation with other unions, employee record and payroll system, and labour disputes and arbitration.

General membership meeting minutes (4 of 4)

File contains general and special meeting minutes dated May 12, 1977 to November 28, 1979. Topics discussed include correspondence, committee reports, elections and nominations, office expenses, finances, the Anti-Inflation Board, grievances with UBC, by-law and constitution amendments, maternity benefits, daycare, contract negotiations, Provincial Association reports, vacation and sick leave, Provincial and Steward Seminars, publicity, strikes and picket lines, strike finances, support for other unions (especially IUOE, SORWUC, CUPW, AUCE Local 2), wage increases, relations with SORWUC, job classification, Christmas bonuses, medical and dental plans, and support of sexual assault initiatives.

File also contains statements of income and expenses.

[AUCE Local 1 Union Contracts and Collective Agreements]

File contains six booklets of union contracts and collective agreements between Association of University & College Employees Local 1 and University of British Columbia, dated April 1, 1974 to March 31, 1982. Topics discussed include definitions of employees, probation, security, stewards, discrimination, union meetings, management's rights, committees, consultation, court duty, picket lines, technological or automation-related changes, job training, protective clothing, employee files, working conditions, statutory holidays, vacations, hours of work, overtime, benefits such as daycare, pension, and medical and dental plan, job description, evaluation, and reclassification, seniority, discharge, promotion, transfer, layoff, recall, grievances and arbitration, wages, contracts, shift work, sick leave, maternity leave, monthly and hourly rates of pay, and letters of agreement.

AUCE Annual Convention: amendments, minutes

File contains amendments and resolutions passed in the June 1976 annual Provincial AUCE Convention, and minutes of the convention. Topics discussed at the convention include local reports. Topics of the resolutions and constitutional amendments discussed include affiliation with other unions, a cross-local newsletter, access to research, formation of local sub-committees (such as on wage control), organization of unorganized workers, the per capita tax, the right to strike, absenteeism, office vacancy, strikebreaker discipline, provincial amendment ratification, AUCE staffing and job descriptions, revenue, and office administration.

General correspondence incoming and outgoing (2 of 3)

File contains incoming correspondence dated April 10, 1986 to September 16, 1986. Topics include academic grants, legal representation, support of other unions and CUPE strikes, campus daycare, union participation, building maintenance, women's rights, sexual harassment, Worker's Compensation Board, seniority, video display servers and technological change, New Democratic Party, political engagement, United Way Campaign, labour education, pacifism, union finances, maternity leave, collective bargaining and agreements, retirement, health and safety at work, library funding, commonwealth relations, UBC staff salaries, violence against women, union representatives and representation, union dues, word processing education, UBC programs and services, sick leave, Operation Solidarity, abortion rights, student employment, United States war in Central America, and CUPE conventions.

Ministry of Labour working conditions

File contains records relating to inspection of working conditions in UBC buildings and facilities, dated March 31, 1980 to April 27, 1982. Records include "Report of the Library Processing Centre Environment Task Force Committee, March 1981", incoming and outgoing correspondence, interdepartmental memorandum, petitions, and list of workplace hazards. Topics of correspondence include investigations, complaints about working conditions, and compensation for workplace injury.

General correspondence incoming and outgoing (2 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated April 1, 1985 to October 2, 1985. Topics include labour studies education and scholarships, advertisements for services and products, calls for civic engagement (cuts to social services, services for unemployed people, teacher's increment wage system, elections, Downtown Eastside evictions due to Expo 86, Supreme Court of Canada legislation, nuclear power, pensions), secession from AUCE and merger with CUPE, cooperation and coordination with other unions, union representatives and representation, CUPE official policy, financial restraint at UBC, women in the workplace, rights of women, status of women, job classification, Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, Expo 86, UBC financial audit, smoking in the workplace, and labour relations with UBC.

General correspondence incoming and outgoing (3 of 3)

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

General correspondence incoming and outgoing (1 of 3)

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

General correspondence (3 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated January 5, 1984 to December 13, 1984. Topics include support of other unions and causes, human rights legislation, union nominations, office space, pension plans and employee benefits, provincial budget, union representatives and representation, maternity benefits, status of women, relations with UBC, budget cuts, Operation Solidarity, the New Democratic Party, arbitration, membership meetings, affiliation with CUPE, word processing job standard, Local 1 finances, Chilean political imprisonments, membership meeting agendas and minutes, solidarity in Poland, contract negotiations, use of non-union construction firms, union dues and taxes, employee pay rates, labour studies educational courses, union pin collection, flex time questionnaire, and grievances with UBC.

Health and Safety minutes and correspondence (2 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes of the following Health and Safety Committees: General Services and Administration Building, dated April 11, 1985 to April 24, 1986; Instructional Resources Centre, dated January 30, 1985 to January 29, 1986; Library Processing Centre, dated March 15, 1985 to May 13, 1986; and Department of Theatre, dated January 13, 1985 to March 13, 1986. Topics include seminars, emergency procedures, safety hazards, committee organization, occupational safety films, workplace accidents and prevention, temperature and ventilation, fire safety, infection control, lighting, bicycle traffic, visual display terminals, UBC smoking policy, sick rooms, lock-out procedures, radiation concern, broken glass, building maintenance, CPR and first aid education, book truck maintenance, fumes, eye care, correspondence, Factory Act/Workplace Act, theatre construction, storage of chemicals and inflammables, and student insurance.

File also contains correspondence dated January 13, 1985 to January 16, 1986. Topics include safety supplies, air quality, stress-related illness, and Ritchie & Associates.

Health and Safety minutes and correspondence (1 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes, correspondence, and other records of the Health and Safety Committee, dated January 17, 1985 to May 27, 1986. Topics include Department/Area/Building Safety (DABS) Committee chairpersons, health and safety investigations, safety committee terms of reference, hazards of photocopiers, seminars and courses, accident investigation, campus smoking policy, fire safety, chemical disposal, sick rooms, monthly accident and industrial disease report, lock-out procedure, protection of animals in emergencies, radioactive lines, occupational safety films, eye wash, safety glasses and shoes, formation of committee, genetic toxicology, safety signage, flammable liquids, traffic and security, chemical refrigeration, injury wage loss, toxic emissions, and committee budget.

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.

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.

General correspondence (2 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated January 30, 1984 to June 12, 1984. Topics include union representatives and representation, education services, Operation Solidarity, sick leave, support of other unions and causes, office rentals, pension plans and employee benefits, Alcoholics Anonymous, seminars, anti-nuclearization activism, committee nominations, affiliation, human rights, subscriptions, status of women, dues accounting system, staff vacation, technological change, job descriptions, by-law amendments, UBC day care, union opposition, relations with UBC, opposition to Henry Kissinger's Vancouver visit, and management of library cutbacks.

General correspondence (1 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated June 13, 1984 to December 31, 1984. Topics discussed include union representatives and representation, support of other unions and causes, legal counsel, union assessments, relations and negotiations with UBC, labour studies educational courses, status of women, the New Democratic Party, breast cancer screening, autism, contract proposals, life insurance, research grant to support projects on the management of technological change in the workforce, UBC's financial position, Operation Solidarity, staff vacancy notice, committee meetings, and contract interpretation.

[CUE newsletters]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[Local 1 Communications committee records]

File contains notices of general special membership meetings dated March 8, 1984 to December 13, 1984. Topics discussed include technological change, committee reports, by-law amendments, contract proposals, solidarity in Poland, and nominations. File also contains AUCE Local 1 newsletter "AUCE Expression" dated January 1984 to October 1984.

AUCE Expression, January 1984 includes a union leadership directory, discussion regarding Operation Solidarity and provincial legislation, appeals regarding disciplinary action against strikebreakers, proposed by-law amendments, results of a referendum, grievance report, trustees report on the secession referendum, financial statement from June 1983 to November 1983, audited financial statement, and an agenda for January 19, 1984.

AUCE Expression [February 1984] includes a letter protesting against the closing of David Thompson University Centre (Nelson, B.C.), a letter protesting defunding of the Vancouver Status of Women, a telegram protesting the arrest of trade unionists at Jesuit Centre San Salvador, a reprinted Canadian Industrial Relations and Personnel Developments article regarding childcare, a discussion of disciplinary action against strikebreakers, a notice of an SFU symposium series, Operation Solidarity report, grievance report, a reprinted Canadian Labour Congress article regarding wage control, minutes of the October 31, 1983 and November 10, 1983 special membership meetings, minutes of the January 19, 1984 membership meeting, proposed by-law amendments, and notices of motion.

AUCE Expression, May 1984 includes a reprinted Vancouver Courier article on layoffs at UBC, information on AUCE discounts, information from the Telecommunications Workers Union regarding deregulation of the telecommunications industry, minutes of membership meetings dated May 19, 1983 to April 26, 1984, information on health emergency management at UBC, Local 1 news brief, a notice of motion regarding discipline, and an agenda for May 24, 1984.

AUCE Expression, June 1984 (Health and Safety Issue) includes directories of shop stewards and the Communications Committee, a letter of thanks, information on health emergency management at UBC, a reprinted article on sweatshops, a reprinted CUPE article on unsafe office buildings, a reprinted article on staying healthy at work, a reprinted The Province article on electronic offices, a reprinted Homemakers Magazine article on office indoor air quality, a reprinted Globe & Mail article about workplace automation and worker's rights, a reprinted Worklife article on video display terminals, a reprinted section from "A Hard Man to Beat" (Bill White, Pulp Press), a reprinted article from the Canadian Mental Health Association on the effects of unemployment, an reprinted article from the Women's Occupational Health Resource Center on indoor air pollution, a report from Local 1's Safety Officer, a report on B.C. Labour Code amendments' bias towards management, "Program for the Protection of Human and Workers' Rights" from the Federation of Labour Executive Board, Merger Committee report, Contract Committee report, minutes from the May 24, 1984 membership meeting, notice of motion, and an agenda for June 21, 1984.

AUCE Expression, September 1984 (Technological Change Issue) includes letters of thanks, correspondence regarding Operation Solidarity payments, letter protesting non-union construction firms hired by UBC, articles and reports submitted by Operation Solidarity, an article on Nellie McClung, a reprinted article from CUPE's The Facts regarding no-layoff protection clauses, reprinted articles regarding VDT health and safety risks (from VDT Newsletter Vancouver Sun, The Province, BC Medical Journal, Health Protection for Operators of VDTs/CRTs, The Facts), reprinted article from "Race Against Time: An Overview of Office Automation" (Working Women) regarding workplace automation, reprinted article from Science Digest regarding typing strain, a summary of a VDT report by Dr. Hari Sharma, a statement and appeal for correspondence from the Technological Change Committee, grievance report, minutes of the June 21, 1984 membership meeting, reprint of Current Disputes, and a Local 1 news brief. Issue also contains a supplement entitled "The Electronic Sweatshop" excerpted from Perspectives on Women in the 1800's (University of Manitoba Press, 1983).

AUCE Expression, 1984 includes a reprinted pages from the Solidarity Coalition Bulletin, an open letter from Local 1's president regarding contractual victories, correspondence to the AUCE Province newsletter regarding wage increases, solicitation of endorsement from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers , reprinted CUPE: The Facts articles regarding Canadian poverty and incremental wage systems, a reprinted Industrial Relations Bulletin article regarding wage settlement data, a bulletin from the BC Federation of Labour regarding Workers' Compensation Board regulations, information regarding the Famous Players lockout, reprinted information from Current Disputes, Merger Committee report, Contract Committee report, minutes from the September 27, 1984 membership meeting, and an agenda for October 25, 1984.

[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.

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