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Collection Organized Labor and Labor Unions
Title Organized Labor and Labor Unions
Scope & Content Information on various organized labor groups, labor unions, and related labor and employee organizations in York County.

Includes information on the following local labor unions and labor organizations:
Allied Woodworkers' Union of Red Lion
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
American Federation of Labor Local Union 430, York
American Newspaper Guild York Local 218
Brewery Workers Union
Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers International Union
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America Local 332
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, H.F. Sites Lodge No. 1021
Dressmakers Local 108
Harrisburg Newspaper Guild Local 16
International Association of Machinists District 98
International Association of Machinists York Lodge 243
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers
International Ladies Garment Workers Union Local 108
International Ladies Garment Workers Union Local 316
Johnson Controls Union
Pattern Makers League
Pennsylvania Federation of Labor
Pennsylvania for Right to Work
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 520
Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 555
Textile Workers Union of America
United Auto Workers Local 1872
United Furniture Workers Local 444
United Steelworkers of America
Worker United / Service Employees International Union York Local 196
York Adams Counties Central Labor Council
York Building Trades Council
York County Central Labor Union
York County Industrial Union Council
York Labor League for Political Action
York Labor Social Club
York Newspaper Guild No. 218
York Shipley Independent Employees Association
York Typographical Union No. 242

Information on local unions and labor organizations may include histories, by-laws, manuals, labor agreements, rosters, due books, newsletters (including issues York Federationist), programs, general information booklets and pamphlets, and newspaper articles.

Information includes material on labor matters at the following local companies:
American Chain and Cable
Brewery Products
Childrens Dresses
Coca Cola bottling plant in York
Coleman Enterprise Corporation of Glen Rock
Consolidated Freightways
Dispatch Publishing Company
Donna Lee Sportswear of Yorkana
Heilig Brothers Company
Hoopes Sports Wear, Inc. of New Freedom
Honeyline Frocks, Inc. of Hellam
Jan Dolores Apparel Company, Inc.
J.H. Stern Garment Company
J.W. Eshelman and Sons Milling Company
Red Lion Woodcraft, Inc.
Renee Manufacturing Company
York Gazette Company
York Manufacturing Company
York Shipley, Inc.
Yorktowne Dress

From Gazette and Daily Archives:
- Agreement between Joseph Black & Sons Co & Local 2646 United Textile Workers of America, 1944
- wage increase for Hanover Cordage workers, 1946
- G.E. Vets Call on Gross, Press release, Local 115 UE-CIO, 1946
- sale of York Labor Temple; United Labor Committee Rally,1947
- labor union suits to gain portal to portal pay, 1947
- CIO Political Action Committee, 1947-48
- UE Local 115 United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America-CIO, newsletter, 1948
- boycott Sunday Patriot News, 1949
-Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, H.F. Sites Lodge No. 1021, anniversary banquet programs, 1949- 1940
- revisions UAW-CIO contract with Studebaker Corp. 1954
- York County allegedly harboring subversives, 1954
- NLRB schedules hearings, 1955
- Italian labor leader learns American techniques,1958
- Labor Day 2002, 2008 J.W. Gitt support of unions (n.d.)
- Union wage scales, 1948
- hours and earnings production workers, 1949 - 1950
- average earnings, PA manufacturing industries, 1949 - 1950
- PR - labor PA factory workers 45 cents more an hour, 1949
- PR- US Dept. Labor York Construction wage rates, 1950

See Subject Files and collections related to specific companies for possible additional information on labor unions, labor disputes, union contracts and other labor matters.
Catalog Number 00675
Object Name Documents