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Labor Project for Working Families Records larc.ms.0387
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Description
Labor Project for Working Families (LPWF) records comprise materials collected by Netsy Firestein in her position as founder and executive director of the organization from 1992 until 2013. The collection includes administrative and research materials, correspondence, newsletters, and publications produced by LPWF. Also included are publications from various local and national organizations dealing with labor and family issues and media clippings about LPWF.
Background
The Labor Project for Working Families (LPWF) is a resource and advocacy organization that assists unions in negotiating work and family benefits for their members. The LPWF, established in 1992 and based at the University of California, Berkeley, is responsible for helping unions develop and implement policies that make for a more family-friendly workplace. The Labor Project for Working Families has successfully worked with local unions and community groups on issues such as parental leave, family leave, sick leave, flextime, and elder care.
Extent
6.25 cubic feet (5 cartons)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Labor Archives and Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Labor Archives and Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.