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Finding aid to the Tim Paulson Federation of Retired Union Members (FORUM) Collection
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This collection consists of the administrative papers of the Federation of Retired Union Members (FORUM). Materials include the organization's by-laws, minutes, correspondence, bank and dues statements, and health care files and programs.
Tim Paulson was a journeyman tilesetter who served in several labor organizations including the San Mateo County Central Labor Council (2001-2004), the San Francisco Labor Council (2004-2018) and the San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council (2018). The Federation of Retired Union Members (FORUM) was affiliated with the San Francisco Labor Council and it was formed to assist retired union members to organize local union chapters. Among its other purposes were to preserve the spirit of unionism, to promote participation in social, economic, political, cultural and community activities, and to act as clearinghouse to develop an effective program for advancing the cause of all retirees, including recommendations for legislative activity.
1.65 Cubic Feet (1 carton and 1 manuscript box)
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.
Collection is open for research.