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Burnaby (B.C.) Health & safety at work
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[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.

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 (1 of 3)

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

General correspondence 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.

Correspondence, incoming (3 of 3)

File contains incoming correspondence dated March 1979 to December 1979. Topics include support of causes and other unions, grievances with UBC, newsletters, union staffing and membership, contract negotiations, Labour Relations Board reports, gender discrimination on campus, human rights legislation, gay rights, membership meetings, educational courses, the Employee Assistance Program, availability of legal reference to prison inmates, unemployment insurance, office equipment and administration, leaves of absence, the Consumer Price Index, charges against union members, working conditions, referendum procedure and outcomes, job descriptions, conferences, resignations and appointments, support of Vietnamese refugees, and the Muckamuck Restaurant strike.

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.