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Tamiment-Wagner: Labor Unions and Organizations (U.S.)

Collected by: New York University

Archived since: Oct, 2015

Description:

Contains periodically archived websites of New York City metropolitan area Labor Unions, especially those whose records are held by the Tamiment Library's Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives (designated by the New York City Central Labor Council as the official repository for their member unions' records). Also contains websites of selected national labor unions; websites of labor movement related organizations, e.g. organizations that support the goals/activity of organized labor and social and economic justice for working people; and websites that promote democracy within labor unions. For technical, privacy and other reasons, archived websites may not be exact copies of the original website at the time of the web crawl.

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Title: Communications Workers of America

URL: http://action.cwa-union.org/

Description: Communications Workers of America (CWA), founded in 1947, is America's largest communications and media union, represents over 700,000 men and women in both private and public sectors, including over half a million workers who are employed in telecommunications, broadcasting, cable TV, journalism, publishing, electronics and general manufacturing, as well as airline customer service, government service, health care, education and other fields. The union includes some 1,200 chartered local unions across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Members live in approximately 10,000 communities, making CWA one of the most geographically diverse unions. CWA is headquartered in Washington, DC, and affiliated with the AFL-CIO, the Canadian Labour Congress, and Union Network International. The website contains their newsletter, their blog, event listings, press releases, issues and action alerts, and other multimedia.

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Subject:   Communications Workers of America. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--United States.

Title: ACT-UAW (UAW Local 7902)

URL: http://actuaw.org/index.html

Description: ACT-UAW Local 7902 (Adjuncts Coming Together) represents over 4,000 part- time and adjunct teachers at the New School and New York University. The union was formed in 2002 by adjuncts at NYU, which first ratified their first contract in 2004. In 2004, adjuncts at the New School began to negotiate, and reached an agreement with the New School in 2005. The union has successfully negotiated better pay, job security, partially subsidized health care, pension benefits, and promoted transparency within the universities' budgetary systems. The website contains their current contracts, information about their committees and stewards, election results, their newsletter, Adjunct Voice, and a gallery of their members' art.

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Subject:   College teachers' unions--United States.

Title: Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)

URL: http://apaladc.wordpress.com/

Description: Founded in 1992, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) was created to address the continued under-representation of Asian Pacific American (APA) workers in the labor movement and the specific challenges APA workers face. APALA works on projects related to voter registration, the DREAM Act, and workplace organizing. The website contains information on their executive board, youth leadership and organizing committees, press releases, news listings, convention information, and a blog.

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Subject:   Asian American labor union members. Asian Americans |z Civil rights. Asian Americans |z Economic conditions. Asian Americans |z Employment. Asian Americans |z Politics and government. Asian Americans |z Social conditions.

Title: Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)

URL: http://apalanet.files.wordpress.com/

Description: Founded in 1992, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) was created to address the continued under-representation of Asian Pacific American (APA) workers in the labor movement and the specific challenges APA workers face. APALA works on projects related to voter registration, the DREAM Act, and workplace organizing. The website contains information on their executive board, youth leadership and organizing committees, press releases, news listings, convention information, and a blog.

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Subject:   Asian American labor union members. Asian Americans |z Civil rights. Asian Americans |z Economic conditions. Asian Americans |z Employment. Asian Americans |z Politics and government. Asian Americans |z Social conditions.

Title: Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1181

URL: http://atu1181.org/

Description: Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1181 is the largest local in the United States for the Amalgamated Transit Union. It represents drivers, escorts, school bus drivers, and mechanics in New York City, Westchester County and Long Island. The website contains information on their school bus strike in 2013, their pension and welfare fund, and a calendar.

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Subject:   Amalgamated Transit Union. Transport workers--Labor unions--New York (State)--New York--History. Transport workers--Labor unions--United States.

URL: http://atu1555.org/

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Title: Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM)

URL: http://bctgm.org/

Description: The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers' International Union (BCTGM) is a labor union in the United States and Canada with a membership of 100,000. The union includes workers in bakeries, candy, cereal, sugar, grain mills, tobacco plants, food processing and manufacturing facilities and other related occupations related to these industries. The union traces its history to the founding of the Journeymen Bakers Union in 1886. The contemporary BCTGM was formed in January, 1999 from the merger of the Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers' International Union and the American Federation of Grain Millers. The BCTGM is affiliated with the AFL-CIO, the Canadian Labour Congress and the International Union of Food Workers (IUF).

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Subject:   Bakery employees--Labor unions--United States. Tobacco workers---Labor unions--United States.

Title: Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM)

URL: http://bctgm2014convention.org/

Description: The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers' International Union (BCTGM) is a labor union in the United States and Canada with a membership of 100,000. The union includes workers in bakeries, candy, cereal, sugar, grain mills, tobacco plants, food processing and manufacturing facilities and other related occupations related to these industries. The union traces its history to the founding of the Journeymen Bakers Union in 1886. The contemporary BCTGM was formed in January, 1999 from the merger of the Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers' International Union and the American Federation of Grain Millers. The BCTGM is affiliated with the AFL-CIO, the Canadian Labour Congress and the International Union of Food Workers (IUF).

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Subject:   Bakery employees--Labor unions--United States. Tobacco workers---Labor unions--United States.

Title: Council of School Supervisors and Administrators

URL: http://beta.csa-nyc.org/

Description: The Council of School Supervisors and Administrators is the collective bargaining unit for 6,100 Principals, Assistant Principals, Supervisors and Education Administrators who work in the NYC public schools and 200 Directors and Assistant Directors who work in city- subsidized Centers for Early Childhood Education. CSA was formed from many professional organizations that represented supervisors and administrators as the Council of Supervisory Associations in 1962 to fight for collective bargaining rights with the then NYC Board of Education. In 1968, CSA became a labor union and changed its name to the Council of Supervisors and Administrators. CSA is Local 1 of the American Federation of School Administrators, AFL-CIO, located in Washington, DC. CSA is also affiliated with the NYS Federation of School Administrators, which is, in turn, a member of the NYS School Administrators Consortium. The website contains its newsletter, CSA News, information on workshops and training, political action campaigns, agreements and contracts, and additional photographs and videos.

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Subject:   Collective bargaining |x School administrators |z United States.

Title: Black Workers for Justice

URL: http://blackworkersforjustice.org/

Description: The Black Workers for Justice (BWFJ) is a mass activist workers organization. It includes socialists, radical working class and general members, who link the immediate struggles in the workplaces and communities to a long term transitional radical program for Black empowerment/self-determination, social justice and social transformation. BWFJ was founded in 1981. Its labor and political perspectives grow out of an analysis of the development of the U.S. national and global economy, the U.S. imperialist state, and the ongoing role of the U.S. South as a fundamental pillar of U.S imperialism.

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Subject:   African American labor union members. Black nationalism. Community organization.

Title: Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1

URL: http://bricklayersandalliedcraftworkerslocal1ny.org/

Description: The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen, Local 1 was granted a charter by the National Union of Bricklayers of the U.S.A. on October 17, 1868 in Brooklyn, New York and is one of the oldest continuously-existing locals in New York City. The union represents bricklayers, plasterers, stonesetters, and pointers, cleaners and caulkers. The website contains their newsletter, events, and news listings.

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Subject:   Bricklayers--Labor unions--New York Metropolitan Area. International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen.

Title: Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS)

URL: http://brs.unionactive.com/

Description: The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, founded in 1901, represents nearly 9,500 signal employees on both the freight railroads and the passenger and commuter railroads across the United States and into Canada. The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen is affiliated with the AFL-CIO and the Transportation Trades Department.

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Subject:   Railroads--Employees--Labor unions--United States.

Title: Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions

URL: http://cgeu.org

Description: The Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions was formed in 1992 to support the organization of new graduate employee unions; to strengthen established unions; and to provide a forum for graduate employee unionists to meet, share information and work together toward common goals. The coalition holds an annual conference featuring workshops on organizing, leadership development, negotiation strategies, and member mobilization. Each year, the conference is hosted by a different union; here are the locations and hosting unions (and international union affiliations) of the past ten conferences. This website is set up in a “wiki” format.

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Subject:   Graduate Teaching Assistants |x Labor unions |z United States.

Title: Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions

URL: http://cgeu.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

Description: The Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions was formed in 1992 to support the organization of new graduate employee unions; to strengthen established unions; and to provide a forum for graduate employee unionists to meet, share information and work together toward common goals. The coalition holds an annual conference featuring workshops on organizing, leadership development, negotiation strategies, and member mobilization. Each year, the conference is hosted by a different union; here are the locations and hosting unions (and international union affiliations) of the past ten conferences. This website is set up in a “wiki” format.

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Subject:   Graduate Teaching Assistants |x Labor unions |z United States.

URL: http://charlesensley.sseu371.org/

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Title: Coalition of Labor Union Women

URL: http://cluw.tumblr.com/

Description: Formed in 1974, Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) is a nonpartisan organization whose primary mission is to unify all union women in a viable organization to determine our common problems and concerns and to develop action programs within the framework of our unions to deal effectively with our objectives. With members from 54 international and national unions across the U.S. and Canada, CLUW has a network of more than 40 chapters. CLUW is endorsed by the AFL-CIO and its international and national unions.

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Subject:   Coalition of Labor Union Women. Women labor union members--United States. Women labor union leaders--United States. Employee rights--United States.

Title: Communications Workers of America daily page only

URL: http://cwa.org

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Title: Communications Workers of America Local 1060

URL: http://cwa1060.org/

Description: CWA Local 1060 represents workers at Lucent (formerly Bell Labs, in Murray Hill, NJ). The website contains information on benefits, minutes, financials, and news.

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Subject:   Communications Workers of America. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--United States. AT & T Bell Laboratories.

URL: http://cwa1150.com/

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Title: Communications Workers of America, Local 1153

URL: http://cwa1153.org/

Description: Communications Workers of America, Local 1153 was chartered in 1975, after more than 500 members of the Manhattan-based Local 1150 petitioned for a new local to represent American Telephone & Telegraph's Long Lines (long distance) employees working in the White Plains and Mount Kisco area. 1153 consists of three sections: Plant (construction and maintenance), Traffic (operators) and Administrative (clerical). Local 1153 advocates for many issues, including job losses, job pressures, seniority rights, the creation of new job titles, health and safety, and discrimination based on sex and race. The website contains by-laws, bargaining reports, other reports, event listings, and contracts.

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Subject:   American Telephone and Telegraph Company -- Employees. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--New York Metropolitan Area.

Title: Communications Workers of America, District 2-13

URL: http://cwafiles.org/District2-13/

Description: District 2-13 is responsible for servicing all CWA locals in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Members are employed in many different sectors of the economy including, telecommunications; health care; higher education; manufacturing; broadcast and cable television; commercial printing and newspapers; state, local, and country government. The website contains news listings, bargaining agreements, their political action committee, and event listings.

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Subject:   Communications Workers of America. District 2. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--District of Columbia. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--Maryland. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--Virginia. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--West Virginia.

Title: Communications Workers of America, Local 1150

URL: http://cwalocal1150.org/

Description: Communication Workers of America, Local 1150 is based in New York, NY, and represents landline technicians in the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area. The website contains union news.

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Subject:   American Telephone and Telegraph Company. Long Lines Dept.--Employees. Trade-unions--Telephone company employees--New York (N.Y.)

Title: District Council 1707

URL: http://dc1707.wordpress.com/

Description: District Council 1707 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) is the only council within AFSCME that is chartered exclusively to represent private, nonprofit employees. It currently represents about 25,000 workers throughout the New York City area (and New York State), including those within private sector fundraising and advocacy agencies, case work and group work agencies, teaching and related organizations, child care centers, home care services, and Head Start programs. The website contains information on the political action committee, class and workshops, benefits, and news.

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Subject:   AFSCME. Municipal officials and employees--Labor unions--United States.

Title: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), District Council 37, Local 983

URL: http://dc37local983.org/

Description: AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees), Local 983 is one of the District Council 37's earliest locals, founded in the 1950s. The union initially represented motor vehicle operators, but came to include different blue collar employees, including high pressure plant tenders, parks workers, asbestos handlers, assistant city highway repairers, city seasonal aides and other municipal and public employee jobs. 1998-2013, Mark Rosenthal was elected president of Local 983. In 2013, Joe Puleo was elected president of the local. The website contains information on the union's benefits, contracts, and event listings.

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Subject:   Motor vehicle drivers |z United States.

Title: Communications Workers of America, District 2-13

URL: http://district2.cwa-union.org/

Description: District 2-13 is responsible for servicing all CWA locals in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Members are employed in many different sectors of the economy including, telecommunications; health care; higher education; manufacturing; broadcast and cable television; commercial printing and newspapers; state, local, and country government. The website contains news listings, bargaining agreements, their political action committee, and event listings.

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Subject:   Communications Workers of America. District 2. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--District of Columbia. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--Maryland. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--Virginia. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--West Virginia.

URL: http://equityleague.org/

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Title: The Euston Manifesto 2

URL: http://eustonmanifesto.org/

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URL: http://everyoneonstage.com/

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URL: http://fightfor15.org/april14/

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URL: http://floc.twu.org/

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Title: UNITE HERE (Organization)

URL: http://jobs.unitehere.org/

Description: UNITE HERE is the merger of two labor unions, the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE) and the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union (HERE). UNITE HERE, founded in 2004, is a labor union in the United States and Canada with more than 265,000 active members. The union's members work predominantly in the hotel, food service, laundry, warehouse, and casino gaming industries. It is currently affiliated with the AFL-CIO.

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Subject:   UNITE HERE (Organization) Clothing workers--Labor unions--United States. Service industries workers--Labor unions--United States.

Title: Labor and Working Class History Association

URL: http://lawcha.nfshost.com/wordpress/

Description: The Labor and Working Class History Association (LAWCHA) is an organization of historians, labor educations, and working class activists who seek to promote public and scholarly awareness of labor and working class history through research, writing, and organizing. The organization also promotes labor and working class history put into history and social studies curricula in public schools, colleges, and universities. LAWCHA gives grants and prizes to graduate students. The LAWCHA also publishes the journal, Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas.

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Subject:   Labor and Working-Class History Association. Labor--America--History. Labor movement--America--History. Labor unions--America--History. Working class--United States--History. Labor--United States--History. Labor movement--United States--History. Labor unions--United States--History.

Title: Labor and Working Class History Association

URL: http://lawcha.org/wordpress/

Description: The Labor and Working Class History Association (LAWCHA) is an organization of historians, labor educations, and working class activists who seek to promote public and scholarly awareness of labor and working class history through research, writing, and organizing. The organization also promotes labor and working class history put into history and social studies curricula in public schools, colleges, and universities. LAWCHA gives grants and prizes to graduate students. The LAWCHA also publishes the journal, Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas.

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Subject:   Labor and Working-Class History Association. Labor--America--History. Labor movement--America--History. Labor unions--America--History. Working class--United States--History. Labor--United States--History. Labor movement--United States--History. Labor unions--United States--History.

Title: American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM)

URL: http://listenupnow.org/

Description: The American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM) is a labor union of professional musicians in the United States and Canada, founded in 1896. The AFM represents the interests of professional musicians by negotiating fair agreements, protecting ownership of recorded music, securing benefits such as health care and pension, and lobbying legislators.

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Subject:   American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada Musicians--Labor unions--Canada. Musicians--Labor unions--United States.

Title: Communications Workers of America, Local 1101

URL: http://local1101.org/

Description: Communication Workers of America, Local 1101 is based in New York, New York.

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Subject:   Communication Workers of America. Local 1101. Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions--New York (State)--New York.

Title: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), District Council 37, Local 983

URL: http://local983.com

Description: AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees), Local 983 is one of the District Council 37's earliest locals, founded in the 1950s. The union initially represented motor vehicle operators, but came to include different blue collar employees, including high pressure plant tenders, parks workers, asbestos handlers, assistant city highway repairers, city seasonal aides and other municipal and public employee jobs. 1998-2013, Mark Rosenthal was elected president of Local 983. In 2013, Joe Puleo was elected president of the local. The website contains information on the union's benefits, contracts, and event listings.

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Subject:   Motor vehicle drivers |z United States.

Title: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), District Council 37, Local 983

URL: http://local983.com/

Description: AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees), Local 983 is one of the District Council 37's earliest locals, founded in the 1950s. The union initially represented motor vehicle operators, but came to include different blue collar employees, including high pressure plant tenders, parks workers, asbestos handlers, assistant city highway repairers, city seasonal aides and other municipal and public employee jobs. 1998-2013, Mark Rosenthal was elected president of Local 983. In 2013, Joe Puleo was elected president of the local. The website contains information on the union's benefits, contracts, and event listings.

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Subject:   Motor vehicle drivers |z United States.

Title: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), District Council 37, Local 983

URL: http://local983.net/

Description: AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees), Local 983 is one of the District Council 37's earliest locals, founded in the 1950s. The union initially represented motor vehicle operators, but came to include different blue collar employees, including high pressure plant tenders, parks workers, asbestos handlers, assistant city highway repairers, city seasonal aides and other municipal and public employee jobs. 1998-2013, Mark Rosenthal was elected president of Local 983. In 2013, Joe Puleo was elected president of the local. The website contains information on the union's benefits, contracts, and event listings.

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Subject:   Motor vehicle drivers |z United States.

Title: Manumit School (1924-1957)

URL: http://manumitschool.com/

Description: The Manumit School was an “experimental boarding school in Pawling NY. Founded on purchased farm land in 1924 by William and Helen Fincke, it was formally call the Manumit School for Workers’ Children. An early promotional flyer for the school asked parents if they’d like their children to grow up “to become men and women who can think for themselves, stand on their own two feet and fight injustice and oppression. “ It’s teachings were meant to provide a “progressive “ “workers education” slant during a time of increasing socialist optimism in America. In 1944 the school moved to Bensalem Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The school closed in 1957. This website is an informational website.

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Subject:   Manumit School. Working class--Education--New York (State) Progressive education--New York (State) Fincke, Helen. Fincke, William.

Title: New York Labor History Association

URL: http://newyorklaborhistory.org/

Description: New York Labor History Association (NYLHA) was founded in 1976 by trade unionists, academics, students, archivists, educators, labor editors, attorneys, and retirees, mostly from New York State. NYLHA encourages the study of workers and their organizations and serves as a bridge between past and present labor unionists and academics. The website includes news and event listings, labor history resources, and prize winners.

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Subject:   Labor--New York (State)--History--Societies, etc.

Title: New York Labor History Association

URL: http://newyorklaborhistory.org/web/

Description: New York Labor History Association (NYLHA) was founded in 1976 by trade unionists, academics, students, archivists, educators, labor editors, attorneys, and retirees, mostly from New York State. NYLHA encourages the study of workers and their organizations and serves as a bridge between past and present labor unionists and academics. The website includes news and event listings, labor history resources, and prize winners.

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Subject:   Labor--New York (State)--History--Societies, etc.

Title: National Organization of Legal Services Workers (NOLSW), UAW Local 2320

URL: http://nolsw.org/

Description: The National Organization of Legal Services Workers (NOLSW), UAW Local 2320, represents the majority of those who work in federally-funded legal services programs across the United States. The local also represents workers in other types of law offices, various human services programs and other agencies. The website includes new listings, strike listings, meeting information, and other information.

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Subject:   Legal services--Employees--Labor unions--United States.

Title: National Organization of Legal Services Workers (NOLSW), UAW Local 2320

URL: http://nolsw.org/

Description: The National Organization of Legal Services Workers (NOLSW), UAW Local 2320, represents the majority of those who work in federally-funded legal services programs across the United States. The local also represents workers in other types of law offices, various human services programs and other agencies. The website includes new listings, strike listings, meeting information, and other information.

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Subject:   Legal services--Employees--Labor unions--United States.

URL: http://nolsw.org/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/past_articles.cfm&localnum=

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Title: New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health

URL: http://nycosh.org/

Description: New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH), founded in 1980, is a non-profit coalition of 200 local unions and more than 400 individual workers, physicians, lawyers and other health and safety activists dedicated to the right of worker safety on the job. NYCOSH operates throughout New York City, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley. The website gives information and assistance for those injured on the job and other training and safety resources.

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Subject:   New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health. Industrial safety--New York Metropolitan Area. Industrial hygiene--New York Metropolitan Area.

Title: Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1181

URL: http://nysaflcio.org/ATU1181members/

Description: Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1181 is the largest local in the United States for the Amalgamated Transit Union. It represents drivers, escorts, school bus drivers, and mechanics in New York City, Westchester County and Long Island. The website contains information on their school bus strike in 2013, their pension and welfare fund, and a calendar.

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Subject:   Amalgamated Transit Union. Transport workers--Labor unions--New York (State)--New York--History. Transport workers--Labor unions--United States.

Title: United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW)

URL: http://pinterest.com/ufcwintl/

Description: The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, founded in 1979, is a labor union representing approximately 1.3 million workers in the United States and Canada in many industries, including agriculture, health care, meatpacking, poultry and food processing, manufacturing, textile, chemical trades, and retail food. It is affiliated with the Change to Win Coalition.

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Subject:   Food industry and trade--Employees--Labor unions--United States. Food industry and trade--Employees--Labor unions--Canada.

URL: http://podcast.twu.org/

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Title: District Council 1707

URL: http://prem.calendars.net/dc1707

Description: District Council 1707 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) is the only council within AFSCME that is chartered exclusively to represent private, nonprofit employees. It currently represents about 25,000 workers throughout the New York City area (and New York State), including those within private sector fundraising and advocacy agencies, case work and group work agencies, teaching and related organizations, child care centers, home care services, and Head Start programs. The website contains information on the political action committee, class and workshops, benefits, and news.

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Subject:   AFSCME. Municipal officials and employees--Labor unions--United States.

Title: Radicals at Work

URL: http://radicalsatwork.org/node

Description: Radicals at Work is a network of young activists and radicals involved in workers’ movements. The network works to build a stronger movement from the bottom-up. The website informs and educates on issues in the workers’ movement. The website has not been updated since mid-2010.

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Subject:   Labor movement--United States--Blogs Labor movement--United States--electronic discussion groups

URL: http://seafarerslog.org/

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Title: Albert Shanker Institute

URL: http://shankerblog.org/

Description: The Albert Shanker Institute is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to advancing democratic ideals, improving the quality of public education, and conducting research in the labor movement and the sociology of work. The foundation sponsors research, holds roundtable discussions, and publishes various reports. The Institute was named for Albert Shanker (1928-1997), the late president of the American Federation of Teachers.

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Subject:   Albert Shanker Institute. Shanker, Albert.. Labor unions--United States. Education--United States. Democracy--United States.

URL: http://stopthetpp.org/

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Title: #StrikeFastFood

URL: http://strikefastfood.org/

Description: In late 2014, Fast Food Forward merged with Low Pay is Not OK to form #StrikeFastFood. The organization is a movement of New York City fast food workers to raise wages and gain rights at work. They were formed after Thanksgiving 2012 from a small group of striking fast food workers. They goal is to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour and the right to form a union without retaliation. The website contains information on past and future demonstrations and events, as well as news alerts related to the campaign.

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Subject:   Restaurants--Employees--Labor unions.

Title: Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC)

URL: http://supportfloc.org/

Description: The Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO, (FLOC), founded in 1967, is a labor union representing migrant farm workers in the Midwestern United States and North Carolina.

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Subject:   Agricultural laborers--Labor unions--United States. Hispanic American agricultural laborers.

Title: Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC)

URL: http://supportfloc.org/default.aspx

Description: The Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO, (FLOC), founded in 1967, is a labor union representing migrant farm workers in the Midwestern United States and North Carolina.

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Subject:   Agricultural laborers--Labor unions--United States. Hispanic American agricultural laborers.

Title: International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, UAW (Jan 2010-present)

URL: http://uawendorsements.org/

Description: The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America also known as the United Auto Workers (UAW), founded in 1935, is a trade union that represents workplaces ranging from multinational corporations, small manufacturers and state and local governments to colleges and universities, hospitals and private non-profit organizations. UAW members work in industries as diverse as automobile and parts manufacturing, health care, casino gaming and higher education. The UAW has more than 750 local unions, with 390,000 active members and more than 600,000 retired members in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

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Subject:   International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America

Title: Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff, NYU Local 3882, NYSUT, AFT, AFL-CIO (UCATS)

URL: http://ucats3882.blogspot.com/

Description: Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff, Local 3882, , NYSUT, AFT, AFL-CIO (UCATS), founded in 1978, is a labor union that represents over 1500 clerical, administrative, and technical staff at New York University. They are affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers and were formerly known as the United Staff Association of NYU. The website contains the current contract, their newsletter, Momentum, and their blog.

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Subject:   Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff at NYU. Clerks--Labor Unions--New York (State)--New York. New York University--Employees.

URL: http://ucats3882.org/

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Title: United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW)

URL: http://ufcw.org/

Description: The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, founded in 1979, is a labor union representing approximately 1.3 million workers in the United States and Canada in many industries, including agriculture, health care, meatpacking, poultry and food processing, manufacturing, textile, chemical trades, and retail food. It is affiliated with the Change to Win Coalition.

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Subject:   Food industry and trade--Employees--Labor unions--United States. Food industry and trade--Employees--Labor unions--Canada.

Title: UNITE HERE (Organization)

URL: http://unitehere.org/

Description: UNITE HERE is the merger of two labor unions, the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE) and the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union (HERE). UNITE HERE, founded in 2004, is a labor union in the United States and Canada with more than 265,000 active members. The union's members work predominantly in the hotel, food service, laundry, warehouse, and casino gaming industries. It is currently affiliated with the AFL-CIO.

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Subject:   UNITE HERE (Organization) Clothing workers--Labor unions--United States. Service industries workers--Labor unions--United States.

URL: http://unitehere.org/who-we-are/lgbt-partnerships/

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Title: Street Vendors Mobilizing and Organizing in Solidarity

URL: http://vamosunidos.org/VAMOS_UNIDOS/Home.html

Description: Vendedoras Ambulantes Movilizando y Organizando en Solidaridad (VAMOS Unidos or Street Vendors Mobilizing and Organizing in Solidarity) is a Bronx based social justice organization, founded in 2007 by low income Latino/Latina street vendors. The organization works to organize Latino immigrants, for economic and racial justice, immigrant rights, and police accountability. The website contains information on provided services, news, photos, and videos.

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Subject:   Street vendors

URL: http://veterans.twu.org/

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Title: Whole Foods Market Workers Unite!

URL: http://wfmunite.com/

Description: Whole Food Workers Unite is the organizing committee to organize a union for the employees of Whole Foods Market, a national supermarket chain in the United States. The workers are fighting for higher wages, consistent scheduling, paid time off, retirement plans, the ability to work full-time for new hires, safety, and an affordable health care plan. They are affiliated with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). The website contains a petition and a news wire.

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Subject:   Supermarkets |z United States. Service industries workers |x Labor unions |z United States.

Title: Transport Workers Union of America

URL: http://workersrights.twu.org/

Description: The Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) is a labor union that was founded in 1934 by subway workers in New York City. The TWU has four divisions: Railroad; Gaming; Airline; Transit; and Utility, University and Service. The Union has 114 autonomous locals representing over 200,000 members and retirees in 22 states around the country. The TWU is a member of the AFL-CIO and the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF). The website includes a blog, blogs related to different industries within the union, their political action committee, Committee On Political Education (COPE), their publications, TWU Express and ATD Insider, reports, conference materials, and images.

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Subject:   Transport Workers Union of America. Transport workers--Labor unions--United States.

Title: 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

URL: http://www.1199seiu.org/

Description: United Healthcare Workers East (1199SEIU), founded in 1932 as the Local 1199, is a local union of the Service Employees International Union, representing more than 300,000 members. Members work in homecare, hospital and nursing home industries, as well as pharmacies, freestanding clinics, and other healthcare settings. The mission of the union is to improve and expand quality patient care, to protect and improve the lives of members and their families, and to work in solidarity with working people in SEIU’s communities and around the world. In 1998, they affiliated to the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Since 1998, 15 healthcare local unions throughout New York State, New Jersey, the District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland and Massachusetts have merged with 1199SEIU.

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Subject:   Hospitals--Employees--Labor unions--Northeastern States. Medical personnel--Labor unions--Northeastern States. Home health aides--Labor unions--Northeastern States.

Title: International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 2110

URL: http://www.2110uaw.org/

Description: The Technical, Office and Professional (TOP) Union, Local 2110, is an amalgamated union with contracts covering workers in universities, publishing, museums, law firms and other offices, including teachers, secretaries, administrators, editors, computer operators, librarians, museum curators, typesetters and graphic artists in New York City. They promote benefits such as childcare, flex-time, job classification, domestic partner benefits and family leave. They are affiliated with the UAW and AFL-CIO. The website includes a listing of affiliated workplaces and organizing committees, workshops and classes, and collective bargaining agreements.

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Subject:   International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 2110. (New York, N.Y.) Professional employees--Labor Unions--New York (State)--New York. Clerks--Labor Unions--New York (State)--New York.

Title: Graduate Student Organizing Committee (GSOC), UAW Local 2110

URL: http://www.2110uaw.org/gsoc/index.htm

Description: GSOC/UAW Local 2110 is the union of teaching, research and graduate assistants at New York University. As the chosen representative of the majority of NYU graduate employees, the Graduate Student Organizing Committee (GSOC) is committed to restoring collective bargaining rights for our membership and forcing NYU to once again recognize our union, as it did when GSOC and NYU signed a contract governing graduate employment in 2002. Collective bargaining gives employees a say in their working conditions by empowering chosen representatives of those workers to negotiate with employers over issues like pay, workload protections, workplace safety and benefits.

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Subject:   Graduate teaching assistants |x Labor unions |z New York (State) |z New York. New York University |x Faculty.

URL: http://www.32bjfunds.org/

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URL: http://www.acpcny.org/home/

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Title: Association of Contracting Plumbers of the City of New York, Inc.

URL: http://www.acpcny.org/index.html

Description: The Association of Contracting Plumbers of the City of New York, Inc., established in 1881, is a trade association dedicated to the improvement of public health through the proper and adequate installation of sanitary systems. The website contains membership information, staff directory, and plumbers directory.

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Subject:   Plumbers--Labor unions.

Title: actors equity daily, Actors' Equity Association

URL: http://www.actorsequity.org/home.asp

Description: Actors' Equity Association ("AEA" or "Equity"), founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 48,000 actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions and provides a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans, for its members. Actors' Equity is a member of the AFL-CIO, and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions. The website contains their newsletter, Equity News, news listings, member benefits, agreements, election information, and meeting listings.

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Subject:   Actors--Labor unions--United States. Stage managers--Labor unions--United States.

URL: http://www.actorsequityfoundation.org/

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Title: ACT-UAW (UAW Local 7902)

URL: http://www.actuaw.org/

Description: ACT-UAW Local 7902 (Adjuncts Coming Together) represents over 4,000 part- time and adjunct teachers at the New School and New York University. The union was formed in 2002 by adjuncts at NYU, which first ratified their first contract in 2004. In 2004, adjuncts at the New School began to negotiate, and reached an agreement with the New School in 2005. The union has successfully negotiated better pay, job security, partially subsidized health care, pension benefits, and promoted transparency within the universities' budgetary systems. The website contains their current contracts, information about their committees and stewards, election results, their newsletter, Adjunct Voice, and a gallery of their members' art.

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Subject:   College teachers' unions--United States.

Title: ACT-UAW (UAW Local 7902)

URL: http://www.actuaw.org/wp

Description: ACT-UAW Local 7902 (Adjuncts Coming Together) represents over 4,000 part- time and adjunct teachers at the New School and New York University. The union was formed in 2002 by adjuncts at NYU, which first ratified their first contract in 2004. In 2004, adjuncts at the New School began to negotiate, and reached an agreement with the New School in 2005. The union has successfully negotiated better pay, job security, partially subsidized health care, pension benefits, and promoted transparency within the universities' budgetary systems. The website contains their current contracts, information about their committees and stewards, election results, their newsletter, Adjunct Voice, and a gallery of their members' art.

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Subject:   College teachers' unions--United States.

Title: Association of Flight Attendants (AFA-CWA)

URL: http://www.afacwa.org

Description: The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), founded in 1945, is a union representing flight attendants in the United States. In 2011, AFA represents nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 23 airlines, making it the world's largest Flight Attendant union. The goal of flight attendants who become part of AFA-CWA is to negotiate better pay, benefits, working conditions, work rules at their airline, and to improve their safety on the job. The AFA is part of the Communication Workers of America (CWA), an affiliate with the AFL-CIO, and an affiliate of the 5 million member International Transport Workers' Federation.

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Subject:   Flight attendants--Labor unions--United States.

Title: Association of Flight Attendants (AFA-CWA)

URL: http://www.afacwa.org/

Description: The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), founded in 1945, is a union representing flight attendants in the United States. In 2011, AFA represents nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 23 airlines, making it the world's largest Flight Attendant union. The goal of flight attendants who become part of AFA-CWA is to negotiate better pay, benefits, working conditions, work rules at their airline, and to improve their safety on the job. The AFA is part of the Communication Workers of America (CWA), an affiliate with the AFL-CIO, and an affiliate of the 5 million member International Transport Workers' Federation.

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Title: Association of Flight Attendants (AFA-CWA)

URL: http://www.afanet.org

Description: The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), founded in 1945, is a union representing flight attendants in the United States. In 2011, AFA represents nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 23 airlines, making it the world's largest Flight Attendant union. The goal of flight attendants who become part of AFA-CWA is to negotiate better pay, benefits, working conditions, work rules at their airline, and to improve their safety on the job. The AFA is part of the Communication Workers of America (CWA), an affiliate with the AFL-CIO, and an affiliate of the 5 million member International Transport Workers' Federation.

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Subject:   Flight attendants--Labor unions--United States.

Title: Association of Flight Attendants (AFA-CWA)

URL: http://www.afanet.org/

Description: The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), founded in 1945, is a union representing flight attendants in the United States. In 2011, AFA represents nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 23 airlines, making it the world's largest Flight Attendant union. The goal of flight attendants who become part of AFA-CWA is to negotiate better pay, benefits, working conditions, work rules at their airline, and to improve their safety on the job. The AFA is part of the Communication Workers of America (CWA), an affiliate with the AFL-CIO, and an affiliate of the 5 million member International Transport Workers' Federation.

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Subject:   Flight attendants--Labor unions--United States.

Title: American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)

URL: http://www.afge.org/

Description: The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), founded in 1932, is an American labor union representing over 600,000 employees of the federal government, about 5,000 employees of the District of Columbia, and a few hundred private sector employees, mostly in and around federal facilities. Workers in many functions of government at every federal agency depend upon AFGE for legal representation, legislative advocacy, technical expertise and informational services. It is affiliated with the AFL-CIO.

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Subject:   Collective bargaining--Government employees--United States. American Federation of Government Employees

Title: American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM)

URL: http://www.afm.org/

Description: The American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM) is a labor union of professional musicians in the United States and Canada, founded in 1896. The AFM represents the interests of professional musicians by negotiating fair agreements, protecting ownership of recorded music, securing benefits such as health care and pension, and lobbying legislators.

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Subject:   American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada Musicians--Labor unions--Canada. Musicians--Labor unions--United States.

URL: http://www.afm.org/category/news/

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Title: American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM)

URL: http://www.afm.org/news

Description: The American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM) is a labor union of professional musicians in the United States and Canada, founded in 1896. The AFM represents the interests of professional musicians by negotiating fair agreements, protecting ownership of recorded music, securing benefits such as health care and pension, and lobbying legislators.

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Subject:   American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada Musicians--Labor unions--Canada. Musicians--Labor unions--United States.

Title: American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM)

URL: http://www.afmentertainment.org/

Description: The American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM) is a labor union of professional musicians in the United States and Canada, founded in 1896. The AFM represents the interests of professional musicians by negotiating fair agreements, protecting ownership of recorded music, securing benefits such as health care and pension, and lobbying legislators.

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Subject:   American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada Musicians--Labor unions--Canada. Musicians--Labor unions--United States.

Title: American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

URL: http://www.aft.org/

Description: The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), founded in 1916, represents the economic, social and professional interests of classroom teachers. It is an affiliated international union of the AFL-CIO. The AFT has more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide, 43 state affiliates, and more than 1.5 million members. Five divisions within the organization represent the broad spectrum of AFT's membership: teachers; paraprofessionals and school-related personnel (PSRP); local, state and federal employees; higher education faculty and staff; and nurses and other healthcare professionals. In addition, the union includes more than 170,000 retiree members.

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Subject:   Teachers' unions--United States.

Title: American Federation of Teachers, Local 3882, Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff at NYU, Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff, NYU Local 3882, NYSUT, AFT, AFL-CIO (UCATS)

URL: http://www.aft3882.org/

Description: Local 3882 [founded 1979] represents clerical and technical workers at New York University. They negotiate contracts for all Code 106/116 and 104/114 workers. The union is a member of the New York State United Teachers representing people who work in New York's schools, colleges, and healthcare facilities. Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff, Local 3882, , NYSUT, AFT, AFL-CIO (UCATS), founded in 1978, is a labor union that represents over 1500 clerical, administrative, and technical staff at New York University. They are affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers and were formerly known as the United Staff Association of NYU. The website contains the current contract, their newsletter, Momentum, and their blog.

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Subject:   American Federation of Teachers. Local 3882. Universities and colleges--Employees--Labor unions--New York (State)--New York. Clerks--Labor unions--New York (State)--New York. New York University--Employees. Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff at NYU. Clerks--Labor Unions--New York (State)--New York.

Title: Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff, NYU Local 3882, NYSUT, AFT, AFL-CIO (UCATS)

URL: http://www.aft3882.org/index.shtml

Description: Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff, Local 3882, , NYSUT, AFT, AFL-CIO (UCATS), founded in 1978, is a labor union that represents over 1500 clerical, administrative, and technical staff at New York University. They are affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers and were formerly known as the United Staff Association of NYU. The website contains the current contract, their newsletter, Momentum, and their blog.

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Subject:   Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff at NYU. Clerks--Labor Unions--New York (State)--New York. New York University--Employees.

Title: American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)

URL: http://www.aftra.com/

Description: The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), founded in 1937, is a national labor union representing performers, journalists and other artists working in the entertainment and news media. AFTRA's scope of representation covers broadcast, public and cable television, radio, sound recordings, “non-broadcast” and industrial material, as well as Internet and digital programming. AFTRA advocates on legislative and public policy issues that directly affect members’ wages and working conditions. This includes lobbying and support for such issues as ownership consolidation in the broadcast industry, Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations, copyright and performance rights issues, “non-compete” restrictions, OSHA and local safety regulations, and more. AFTRA also represents artists and journalists in judicial proceedings, often as amicus, and before the U.S. Copyright Office. In 2012, AFTRA merged with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to form SAGAFTRA.

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Subject:   American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Television broadcasting--Employees--Labor Unions--United States. Radio broadcasting--Employees--Labor unions--United States.

Title: American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)

URL: http://www.aftra.com/aftra/aftra.htm

Description: The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), founded in 1937, is a national labor union representing performers, journalists and other artists working in the entertainment and news media. AFTRA's scope of representation covers broadcast, public and cable television, radio, sound recordings, “non-broadcast” and industrial material, as well as Internet and digital programming. AFTRA advocates on legislative and public policy issues that directly affect members’ wages and working conditions. This includes lobbying and support for such issues as ownership consolidation in the broadcast industry, Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations, copyright and performance rights issues, “non-compete” restrictions, OSHA and local safety regulations, and more. AFTRA also represents artists and journalists in judicial proceedings, often as amicus, and before the U.S. Copyright Office. In 2012, AFTRA merged with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to form SAGAFTRA.

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Subject:   American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Television broadcasting--Employees--Labor Unions--United States. Radio broadcasting--Employees--Labor unions--United States.

Title: American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)

URL: http://www.aftra.com/home.htm

Description: The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), founded in 1937, is a national labor union representing performers, journalists and other artists working in the entertainment and news media. AFTRA's scope of representation covers broadcast, public and cable television, radio, sound recordings, “non-broadcast” and industrial material, as well as Internet and digital programming. AFTRA advocates on legislative and public policy issues that directly affect members’ wages and working conditions. This includes lobbying and support for such issues as ownership consolidation in the broadcast industry, Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations, copyright and performance rights issues, “non-compete” restrictions, OSHA and local safety regulations, and more. AFTRA also represents artists and journalists in judicial proceedings, often as amicus, and before the U.S. Copyright Office. In 2012, AFTRA merged with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to form SAGAFTRA.

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Subject:   American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Television broadcasting--Employees--Labor Unions--United States. Radio broadcasting--Employees--Labor unions--United States.

URL: http://www.agmafunds.org/

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Title: American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA)

URL: http://www.agvausa.com/

Description: The American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA) is an AFL-CIO-affiliated labor union founded in 1939 to represent performing artists and stage managers for live performances in the variety field. The variety area of performance includes singers and dancers in touring shows and in theatrical revues, theme park performers, skaters, circus performers, comedians & stand-up comics, cabaret & club artists, lecturers, poets, monologists, spokespersons, and variety performers working at private parties special events. AGVA is a branch of The Associated Actors and Artistes of America. AGVA negotiates contracts and provides relief for members. The website contains information on their relief funds, auditions, news, and other information.

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Subject:   Entertainment industry

Title: UNITE HERE (Organization)

URL: http://www.airportgroup.info/

Description: UNITE HERE is the merger of two labor unions, the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE) and the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union (HERE). UNITE HERE, founded in 2004, is a labor union in the United States and Canada with more than 265,000 active members. The union's members work predominantly in the hotel, food service, laundry, warehouse, and casino gaming industries. It is currently affiliated with the AFL-CIO.

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Subject:   UNITE HERE (Organization) Clothing workers--Labor unions--United States. Service industries workers--Labor unions--United States.

URL: http://www.airportgroup.org/

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Title: American Rights at Work - Home

URL: http://www.americanrightsatwork.org/

Description: Since 2003, American Rights at Work has informed the American public about the struggle to win workplace democracy for nurses, cooks, computer programmers, retail cashiers, and a variety of workers who we all depend on every day. Our vision is a nation where the freedom of workers to organize unions and bargain collectively with employers is guaranteed and promoted. Through coalition-building, research, public relations, policy analysis, and advocacy, we: Investigate and expose workers' rights abuses and the inadequacy of U.S. labor law,; Stimulate debate about the state of workers' rights among journalists, policymakers, advocacy groups, and the public; Promote public policy that protects workers from hostile employers and weak laws that impede their rights to form unions and collectively bargain; Publicize success stories of profitable companies and public agencies that respect workers’ rights and build innovative partnerships with unions. Resources: Publications: We produce timely reports, case studies, issue briefs, and educational materials based on our original research; Workers’ Rights Clearinghouse: Our national database features cases of workers whose rights have been violated during union organizing campaigns or contract negotiations with employers; Workers’ Rights Watch: Eye on the NLRB: This feature monitors and analyzes decisions of the National Labor Relations Board, just one of the ways we demonstrate the inadequacy of the current labor law system; Online Advocacy & Resources: Our website is the place to find the latest news, action alerts, reports, and other helpful resources for those who want to learn more about our issues or ways to get involved in defending the right of workers to organize.

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Subject:   Employee rights--United States. Labor laws and legislation--United States. Labor movement--United States. Labor Unions--United States.

Title: American Postal Workers Union (APWU)

URL: http://www.apwu.org/

Description: The American Postal Workers Union (APWU), formed in 1971, represents more than 220,000 United States Postal Service employees and retirees, and nearly 2,000 private-sector mail workers. It represents employees of the United States Postal Service who are clerks, maintenance employees, and motor vehicle service workers. APWU works for decent pay, benefits, and safe working conditions for workers they represent. The APWU is a Union Network International and AFL-CIO affiliate.

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Subject:   Postal service employees--Labor unions--United States.

Title: American Postal Workers Union (APWU)

URL: http://www.apwu.org/index2.htm

Description: The American Postal Workers Union (APWU), formed in 1971, represents more than 220,000 United States Postal Service employees and retirees, and nearly 2,000 private-sector mail workers. It represents employees of the United States Postal Service who are clerks, maintenance employees, and motor vehicle service workers. APWU works for decent pay, benefits, and safe working conditions for workers they represent. The APWU is a Union Network International and AFL-CIO affiliate.

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Subject:   Postal service employees--Labor unions--United States.

Title: Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)

URL: http://www.atu.org/

Description: The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) is the largest labor organization representing transit workers in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1892, the ATU today is comprised of over 190,000 members in 264 local unions spread across 44 states and nine provinces. Composed of metropolitan, interstate, and school bus drivers; paratransit, light rail, subway, streetcar, and ferry boat operators; mechanics and other maintenance workers; clerks, baggage handlers, municipal employees, and others. The ATU works to promote transit issues and fights for the interests of its hard-working members. ATU is a member the AFL-CIO, and the Canadian Labor Congress (CLC).

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Subject:   Amalgamated Transit Union Transport workers--Labor unions--United States.

Title: Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555

URL: http://www.atu1555.org/

Description: The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1555 represents approximately 900 front-line workers of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system in California. The websites contains information on the 2013 BART strike.

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Subject:   Transport workers--Labor unions--United States. Strikes and lockouts--Transport workers.

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