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Guide to the Southern California Arbitration Case Files Collection, 1937-1948
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Historical Note:
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Southern California Arbitration Case Files Collection
    Dates: 1937-1948
    Identification: URB/ARB
    Creator: Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California, Berkeley
    Physical Description: 6.03 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Urban Archives
    Abstract: The Southern California Arbitration Case Files Collection documents various grievances and contract violations between workers and employers that could not be settled during collective bargaining negotiations or through regular internal grievance processes.  In such cases one or more area arbitrators were used to resolve the conflict. Documentation found within the collection includes arbitration awards, decisions, dissenting opinions, correspondence, exhibits, hearing proceedings, transcripts, notes, testimony, and statements.
    Note:
    The descriptive finding guide for this collection was revised in September 2004, in part under a gift from the J. Paul Getty Trust.

    Historical Note:

    The Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE), formerly the Institute of Industrial Relations, at the University of California, Berkeley, was founded in 1945 by Clark Kerr, who later became Chancellor of UC Berkeley and President of the University of California system. The IRLE focuses on research concerning employment and workplace issues.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Corporate Name:

    Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen
    International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. District 727
    International Association of Machinists. Local 1150 (Santa Monica, Calif.)
    International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Local 13 (Wilmington, Los Angeles, Calif.)
    International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers. Local 414 (Trona, Calif.)
    International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Loc
    Screen Cartoonist Guild. Local 852 (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
    UAW. Local 904 (Downey, Calif.)
    United Shoe Workers of America
    United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945)
    United Steelworkers of America. Local 1547 (Los Angeles, Calif.)

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Paper records

    Personal Name:

    Aaron, Benjamin
    Althoe, Ross P.
    Cheney, George
    Gunter, Robert E., 1960
    Handsaker, Morrison, 1907
    Hill, James C.
    Neary, J. S.
    Peifer, Lawrence A.
    Prasow, Paul
    Steese, Charles W

    Topical Term:

    Arbitration, Industrial -- California -- Los Angeles
    Electric railroads -- Cars
    Industrial relations -- California -- Los Angeles
    Labor disputes -- California -- Los Angeles
    Labor unions -- California -- Los Angeles
    Mediation and conciliation, Industrial -- California -- Los Angeles

    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Robert G. Marshall and Kaneri Lee

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], Southern California Arbitration Case Files Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

    Related Materials:

    Scope and Contents

    The Southern California Arbitration Case Files Collection documents various grievances and contract violations between workers and employers that could not be settled during collective bargaining negotiations or through regular internal grievance processes. In such cases one or more area arbitrators were used to resolve the conflict. Documentation found within the collection includes arbitration awards, decisions, dissenting opinions, correspondence, exhibits, hearing proceedings, transcripts, notes, testimony, and statements. The files are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the union and then by local chapter. The collection is arranged alphabetically by case file.