Summary Information
Title: UE Local 1180 Records
Collection Number: UE.16.1180
Creator: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 1180 (Sioux Falls, S.D.).

Collection Dates: 1980s
Extent: 10.0 linear feet (approx. 8 boxes)

Language: English

Abstract:
United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 1180 represented workers at Litton Industries in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This subgroup contains information on organizing Local 1180 and National Labor Relations Board charges brought against Litton.
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:

June 2009
Author:

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

United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 1180 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was founded in September 1980 as part of a multi-union national campaign to organize workers of Litton Industries. Included is information on the organizing efforts of Local 1180, as well as details on unfair labor practices committed by Litton. Photographs depicting local activities and membership cards are also present.


Arrangement

The entirety of this collection has not been arranged. Please contact the Archives Service Center for more information.


Subject Terms

Topics
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- South Dakota -- Sioux Falls -- History
  • Labor unions -- South Dakota -- Sioux Falls -- History -- 20th century

Corporate Names
  • Litton Industries.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 1180 (Sioux Falls, S.D.). -- History
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. -- History

Locations
  • Sioux Falls (S.D.)

Genres/Forms
  • Photographs

Category
  • Labor

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Records of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America are closed for a period of twenty-five years after their creation.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America Local 1180 on 1994.

Preferred Citation:

UE Local 1180 Records, 1980s, UE.16.1180, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Processing Information:

A processing plan for this collection was written by Zachary Brodt in September 2008. This finding guide was written in June 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 Organizing Campaign Records, 1942-1990s, UE.7.1, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

UE Local Charter Applications, 1937-1980, UE.16.2, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh