Summary Information
Title: UE Company Contracts
Collection Number: UE.10.2.3
Creator: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.

Collection Dates: 1940s-1980s
Extent: 78.0 linear feet (approx. 63 boxes)

Language: English

Abstract:
The UE Research Department maintained files on United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) and International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers (IUE) contracts in order to study the gains or concessions the unions were making with employing companies. This series contains correspondence, agreements, and publications regarding contracts between the UE or IUE and various companies.
Publisher:

ULS Archives Service Center
University of Pittsburgh Library System
7500 Thomas Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA, 15260
412-648-3232
archives-ref@mail.pitt.edu
Date Published:

May 2009
Author:

Finding aid prepared by Zachary Brodt.
Collection Scope and Content Notes

This series contains correspondence, agreements, and publications regarding contracts between the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) or the International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers (IUE) and various companies. The UE Research Department maintained files on UE and IUE contracts in order to study the gains or concessions the unions were making with employing companies. This information could then be used during negotiations for future contracts.


Arrangement

This series has not been arranged; however, inventories exist for a majority of these boxes. Please contact the Archives Service Center for more information.


Subject Terms

Topics
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History
  • Industrial relations -- United States
  • Labor unions -- United States -- History

Corporate Names
  • General Electric Company.
  • International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Research Department.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.
  • Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company.

Genres/Forms
  • Correspondence

Category
  • Business and Industry
  • Labor

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America in 1986 and 1997.

Preferred Citation:

UE Company Contracts Records, 1940s-1980s, UE.10.2.3, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Processing Information:

A processing plan for this collection was written by Zachary Brodt in August 2008. This finding guide was written in May 2009.

Copyright:

The University of Pittsburgh holds the property rights to the material in this collection, but the copyright may still be held by the original creator/author. Researchers are therefore advised to follow the regulations set forth in the U.S. Copyright Code when publishing, quoting, or reproducing material from this collection without the consent of the creator/author or that go beyond what is allowed by fair use.

Related Material:

UE Company Records, 1930s-1980s, UE.10.2.5, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

UE Washington Office Research Files, 1938-1996, UE.6.3, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

UE Conference Board Records, 1939-1969, UE.5, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh