Fonds F0448 - Canadian Labour Congress. Calgary Office fonds

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ACU GBA F0448

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Canadian Labour Congress. Calgary Office fonds

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  • 1942-1995 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

5.25 m of textual records. -- 307 photographs

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Administrative history

The Canadian Labour Congress, a national union central, was established on April 23, 1956 when the Canadian Congress of Labour, and Trades and Labor Congress of Canada amalgamated. In 1986 it represented 2.2 million trade unionists. The Calgary, Alberta office of CLC, which coordinated local activities, was managed for many years by Jim Shewchuk. It existed until 1983 when the Edmonton office took over.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gifts of Canadian Labour Congress, Calgary office, Jim Shewchuk, Allan Shewchuk and Ron Shewchuk, 1966-1998.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of alphabetically-arranged files which consist primarily of labour agreements between various trade unions and their employers, some constitutions and bylaws, and photographs of CLC conventions, members and activities. Includes a Canadian Congress of Labour scrapbook of newspaper clippings about labour issues (1947-1948).

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

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