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Guide to the New York City Central Labor Council Records
||AFL-CIO. New York City Central Labor Council.
||New York City Central Labor Council Records
||The collection consists of records of the New York City Central Labor Council (founded,
after a merger with the New York City CIO Council, in 1959) as well as some files,
including minutes, of its predecessor organization, the Central Trades and Labor Council
of Greater New York (chartered in 1920). For the later period (from 1960) the collection
includes General Files and extensive files of individual officers of the Council.
Files for the 1980s and 1990s are mainly from the offices of Council Secretary Ted
H. Jacobsen and Council President Brian M. McLaughlin. They include reference material,
reports, correspondence, flyers and copies of proposed legislation on a wide range
of topics of concern to the labor movement: housing, health care, safety issues in
the workplace, immigrant rights, political campaigns and matters relating to collective
bargaining rights. There are also files on the various ethnic labor committees created
by the Council beginning in the early 1970s and files on negotiations, strikes and
disputes involving individual unions affiliated to the Council.
||291.0 linear feet in 291 record cartons
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|Language of Materials note:
||Materials are in English