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Collective bargaining survey files

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
These surveys were used to determine the effectiveness and need for improvement in Federal and State labor relations laws. Approximately 400 businesses and 250 labor unions answered questions on the role of government in guaranteeing rights of collective bargaining, the need for changes in collective bargaining laws; and the role of mediation and arbitration in settling labor disputes.. Also included are examples, correspondence, lists of businesses and unions receiving questionnaires, and response statistics.
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Quantity:
2 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1938-1939
Series Number:
L0065

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Chronological by date survey returned.

Scope and Content Note

The series contains information gathered by the committee to determine current effectiveness and need for improvement in federal and state labor relations laws. The series contains four-page survey forms from approximately 400 businesses and 250 labor unions in the state.

Survey forms include information on name, address, date established, the numbers of members or employees. The 25 questions on the survey cover three main areas: the role of federal and state government in guaranteeing rights of collective bargaining and the need for changes in present collective bargaining laws; the role of mediation and arbitration in settling labor disputes; and specific examples from unions and businesses in dealing with federal and state labor relations boards. The series also contains correspondence from respondents, lists of businesses and unions receiving questionnaires, and statistics summarizing the responses.

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