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Series V. UE Local 610

Scope and Content Notes:

This series includes a history of UE Local 610 and the previous contracts of the union. It documents the time before, during, and after the WABCO strike of 1981 to 1982,as well as the union's 1985 contract negotiations. McCollester's activities as the chief steward are higlighted, including steward elections, the eventual closing of the Switch and Signal, and the efforts to save the plant through the Save the Switch and Signal Coalition.


Box 6
Folder 1 History
Folder 2 Union Swtich and Signal History and Organization
Folder 3 Constitutions and Agreements
Folder 4 Switch and Signal, 1978-1980
Folder 5 Union Election Candidates, 1974-1980
Folder 6 Union Election, 1980
Folder 7 City of Macon: Movement from Switch, 1981
Folder 8 Contract Negotiations, 1981
Folder 9 Pre WABCO Strike, 1981
Folder 10 WABCO Strike, October-November 1981
Folder 11 WABCO Strike, December 1981
Folder 12 WABCO Strike, January-February 1982
Folder 13 WABCO Strike, March-April 1982
Folder 14 WABCO Strike, May 1982
Folder 15 Post Strike, 1982
Folder 16 M.H. Sluis Pre and Strike Correspondance, 1981-1982
Folder 17 Chief Steward Campaign/UE Elections, 1982
Folder 18 Post Union Election, October-December 1982
Folder 19 Layoffs, 1983
Folder 20 Employee Lists, 1983
Folder 21 Stewards Lists, 1983-1984
Folder 22 General Switch and Signal, 1983
Folder 23 Save Our Switch Campaign, 1983
Folder 24 Seniority Lists, 1984
Folder 25 Chief Stewards Election, 1984
Folder 26 Saving the Brake and Switch, 1984-1985
Folder 27 Contract Negotiations: Pre Contract Preparations, 1985
Folder 28 Contract Negotiations: Union Proposals, 1985
Folder 29 Contract Negotiations: Company Proposals, 1985
Folder 30 Contract Negotiations: Continuous Operations, 1985
Folder 31 Contract Negotiations: Medical Benefits, 1985
Folder 32 Contract Negotiations: American Standard Information, 1985
Folder 33 Contract Negotaitions: Negotiation Bulletins, 1985
Folder 34 Negotiation Notes, 1985
Folder 35 Saving the Switch Activities and Publications, 1985-1986
Folder 36 Save the Brake and Switch Coalition, 1986
Folder 37 Switch and WABCO Legal Documents, 1986

Box 7
Folder 1 Business Retention Study, 1986
Folder 2 Tri-State, WABCO, and Switch Coalition, 1986
Folder 3 Fund For Aid of Neighbors in Need (FANN) Proposal, 1986
Folder 4 Manufacturing Facility Proposal by J.R. Phelan, 1986
Folder 5 Switch and Brake Closing: Social Impact Study, 1986
Folder 6 Eastern Industrial Valleys of Faith (EIVCOF) Religious Support, 1986-1989
Folder 7 Brake and Switch Closing, 1987
Folder 8 Switch Seniority Arbitration, 1987
Folder 9 Switch: Aftermath of Closing
Folder 10 Steel Valley Authority Statement on Radice Settlement
Folder 11 Switch Seniority, 1989
Folder 12 Steel Valley Authority Multi-State Convocation, 1994
Folder 13 Pay Awards
Folder 14 Electrical Workers and the Switch, 1991
Box 9 Charles McCollester Steward Notebooks, 1970s-1980s