Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The collection includes Erik Peterson’s committee meeting notes of Duluth and St. Louis County, case statements, meeting rosters, meeting notices, agendas, minutes, publicity materials, relevant publications by Good Jobs First and Smart Growth, support documents, newspaper articles about this local and other states’ living wage campaigns. There are also files on living wage issues as they relate to child care costs and wages.
This collection contains correspondence, drafts of contracts with the various firms, and miscellaneous notes regarding collective bargaining.
The collection consists of labor contracts dated from 1938-1977. Unions represented within the collection are Retail Clerks Union Local No. 1116, General Drivers Union Local No. 346, Meat Cutters and Butchers Local No. 12, and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local No. 31.
The interviews in this project document the history of Duluth, Minnesota area businesses and labor unions. Barbara Sommer conducted the interviews in 1980-1981.