Labor unions -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Alexander Malcolm Richmond was employed by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (1922-1949) and was involved in union activities with Main Line Lodge, No. 146, Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America (1940-1951). He was also an executive board member of the Joint Protective Board, Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America (1949-1951). His papers include business correspondence concerning working conditions, union business, work violations, and safety issues; documents relating...
Overview Howard Jenkins, Jr., (1915-2003) was a labor law attorney who was the first African-American appointed to the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), where he served from 1963-1983. He began his law career in Denver, Colorado and was Professor of Law at Howard University School of Law from 1946-1955. He also served as Special Assistant to the Solicitor of Labor, 1956-1959; Director of the Office of Regulations at the Bureau of Labor-Management Reports, 1959-1962; and Assistant...
Dates: 1935-1997; Majority of material found within 1963-1983
Overview Topics covered: Family background in Austria, father was a Rabbi, 9 children, 3 sons all became rabbis; fleeing Austria after Hitler took power, end of family in Europe; memories of life in Austria, came to America in 1910, first in family to come, came to New York first for 3 years, missed the mountains and came to Denver; became a sewing teacher at a factory, efforts in Denver to unionize, always working in a clothing factory, move to ready to wear made it harder to make a good living; life...
Dates: 1980 February 20
Overview Hearing scheduled – Senators reject justices’ advice. Honorary group. Health fee explained at Senate meeting. Library staff supports unionization election. Food feast Sunday.
Dates: 1974 May 10