Labor Relations

The Yale University Archives seeks to collect documentation concerning labor relations between Yale and organized labor. Specific topics of interest include:

  • Bargaining and arbitration
  • Interactions between Yale and organized labor
  • Development of unions at Yale, including, but not limited to, Local 34, Local 35, District 1199, the Yale Police Benevolent Association (YPBA), and the Graduate Employees and Students Organization (GESO)
  • Labor strikes, work stoppages and demonstrations
  • New policy, procedure, initiative development in any of the above areas

Archival Records

Examples of records of interest to the Archives, regardless of format:

  • Annual reports of the Labor Relations department
  • Bargaining policies and procedures
  • General studies and analyses of labor at Yale
  • Labor compliance reports
  • Meeting minutes and supporting materials of bargaining and arbitration meetings
  • Photographs and audio-visual resources
  • Press releases, clippings, and ephemera [e.g., t-shirts, stickers, etc.]
  • Publications and websites (see Depositing Official Yale Publications)
  • Speeches and remarks by University and labor leaders
  • Strike contingency plans
  • Union contracts and amendments

Office of record

The Labor Relations department and the graduate school dean maintain the record copy of documentation about labor relations at Yale.

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Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 3:46pm