Series 2, Subseries 1. Miscellaneous commissions and boards files, 1942-1976.

ArchivalResource

Cole, David Lawrence, 1902-1977. Series 2, Subseries 1. Miscellaneous commissions and boards files, 1942-1976.

Series 2, Subseries 1. Miscellaneous commissions and boards files, 1942-1976.

Files include correspondence, reports, notes, statements and other documents relating to the Advisory Committee on Labor-Management Relations in Atomic Energy Installations; to Boards of Inquiry established in the coal mining industry, the maritime industry and the longshore industry; to the New Jersey Governor's Committee on Legislation Relating to Public Utility Disputes; to labor relations difficulties in the U.S. Department of Labor, to the New Jersey State Mediation Board, to the Advisory Panel on Taft-Hartley Revision and to Cole's term on the Paterson, New Jersey City Council. Specifically include documents relating to the Advisory Committee on Labor-Management Relations in Atomic Energy Installations (1954-1957), which cover the following issues: labor-management relations in the atomic energy industry; collective bargaining procedures; the Atomic Energy Authority Act of England (1946); the New Jersey Compulsory Arbitration Act (1946); and the relation of wage rates to productivity. Also include correspondence with the following individuals: J.A. Brownlow (Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO); Richard A. Lester (Princeton); Lemuel Boulware (General Electric); William J. Brennan (Supreme Court Justice); Arthur J. Goldberg; Paul Herzog; John L. Lewis; Felix Frankfurter; John Nickerson (member of Committee); Keith Mann (member of Committee); Charles Sprague (member of Committee); Walter Wallace (secretary of labor, Eisenhower Administration); Cyrus S. Ching (Atomic Energy Labor-Management Board chairman); John T. Dunlop (Harvard); Dwight D. Eisenhower; Walter Reuther; Victor G. Reuther; George Meany; and others. Also include reports, statements, legal documents, agreements, newspaper clippings, and press releases concerning the 1948 and 1950 Board of Inquiry established to deal with disputes between the United Mine Workers of America and the Bituminous Coal Operators Negotiating Committee, which cover the following topics: strikes; wage rates; strip mining; the "willing and able" clause; alleged union restriction of production; strike injunctions; and the seizure of coal mines by the president of the United States. Also correspondence, reports, hand-written notes, and other documents relating to the New Jersey Governor's Committee on Legislation Relating to Public Utility Disputes (1954) which Cole chaired. Includes discussion of labor relations in New Jersey; emergency labor legislation; state legislation designed to make strikes illegal; the impact of seizures in emergencies; the views of utility employers on collective bargaining; an analysis of the efficacy of current New Jersey state laws in dealing with strike situations; the impact of compulsory arbitration on labor relations; and the constitutionality of compulsory arbitration laws. Contains correspondence with the following individuals: Carl Fulda (Rutgers); Allen Weisenfeld (New Jersey State Board of Mediation); Richard Lester (Princeton); and various representatives of utility corporations and unions. Cole's files document the 1976 dispute between the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), which represented the clerical and technical staff at the DOL. Issues include refusal of the DOL to bargain in "good faith"; the alleged biased character of the fact finding board of which Cole was a member; wage rates; and discussion of the "irony" of DOL not being interested in the well-being of its own workers. Correspondence includes letters to and from the following individuals: Russell Binion (AFGE); William J. Usery (secretary of labor); Michael H. Moskow (acting secretary of labor); Major H. Travis (AFGE); Robert Hampton (Civil Service Commission); and Theresa Doherity (Department of Labor), among others. Also includes a copy of the final report issued by the fact-finding board. Also correspondence and documents relating to the Senate Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations and the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare (1951), concerning establishment of the Wage Stabilization Board to counter inflationary tendencies caused by the Korean War and the proper extent of governmental involvement in the collective bargaining process. Correspondence includes letters to and from Hubert Humphrey, Dean Dinwoodey (editor, Bureau of National Affairs) and others. Additional documents in the Cole files relate to Boards of Inquiry established to deal with disputes in the maritime industry (1961) and the longshore industry (1953, 1964, and 1968). Issues include show-up pay; wage rates; establishment of a permanent arbitrator; hiring methods; working conditions; relationship of International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) to American Federation of Labor (A.F.of L.), following the expulsion of ILA; petition of A.F.of L. to National Labor Relations Board for representational rights for workers involved in the dispute (1953); containerization; hiring policies; costs of operating tankers of various tonnage under American and foreign flags; and minimization of the impact of the strike on the public. The New Jersey State Mediation Board files (1943-1946) cover the following issues: the establishment of State Office of Economic Stabilization; Camden County Mediation Panel (1942); and a dispute between the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the Imperial Laundry, among others. Also included are documents and correspondence relating to Cole's term on the Paterson, New Jersey City Council (1952). Issues covered include workmen's compensation cases for city employees; racial discrimination; sewage legislation; and zoning laws, among others. Finally, includes correspondence and documents relating to the Advisory Panel on Taft-Hartley Revision (1959), covering the following issues: handling of major labor disputes; the organization and proceedings of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB); proposed amendments relating to changes in NLRB organization; and revision of national emergency strike provisions. Correspondence includes letters to and from John F. Kennedy and Archibald Cox.

8.5 linear ft.

Related Constellations

There are 45 Constellations related to this resource.

Mann, Keith J.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ck63hb (person)

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cd1psb (person)

Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

Lester, Richard Allen, 1908-1997

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h14fxt (person)

United States. Advisory Panel on Taft-Hartley Revision.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6869pkp (corporateBody)

Binion, Russell.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64v47j8 (person)

Doherity, Theresa.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bs6h9c (person)

Usery, William J.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65f34w9 (person)

Wallace, Walter F.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cn7rvr (person)

Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63598gg (person)

John L. Lewis was born in Lucas, Iowa in 1880. From 1917 until his death in 1969 he served the United Mine Workers of America, acting as its president from 1920 to 1960. Lewis led in the establishment of the Congress of Industrial Organizations and served as CIO president until his resignation from that post in 1940. From the description of Papers, 1879-1969. [microform] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091529 From its founding in 1935 until 1942, the hist...

United States. Wage Stabilization Board

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t18xg3 (corporateBody)

When the United Steelworkers of America struck the Garfield, Utah plant of the American Smelting and Refining Co., the U.S. Wage Stabilization Board became involved, as copper and sulphuric acid production was considered essential to national defense. From the description of United States. Wage Stabilization Board. American Smelting and Refining Company vs. United Steelworkers of America. Documents, 1951. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63890962 The Wage Ad...

United mine workers of America

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jq4rxr (corporateBody)

New Jersey. State Mediation Board.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qs24b5 (corporateBody)

United States. National Labor Relations Board

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tx780j (corporateBody)

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was created in 1935 under the authority of the National Labor Relations Act (popularly known as the Wagner Act.) Its purpose was to implement and administer the Wagner Act which affirmed the right of employees to organize and designate representatives for collective bargaining. Beyond the Board's Wagner Act powers, the War Labor Disputes Act of 1943 authorized the NLRB to intervene to settle wartime labor disputes which threatened to impede war productio...

Dunlop, John T. (John Thomas), 1914-2003

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zs3gdr (person)

John Thomas Dunlop was born in Placerville, California, in 1914, and raised in the Philippines where his parents served as missionaries. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1935 and a Ph.D. in 1939, from the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the Harvard faculty in 1938, becoming associate professor of economics in 1945 and full professor in 1950. He chaired the Economics Department from 1961 to 1966. He was appointed Lamont University Professor in 1971. Dunlop was director of the Cost o...

Nickerson, John.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gz22mg (person)

Paterson (N.J.). City Council.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66186b1 (corporateBody)

American Federation of Government Employees

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wx1c3g (corporateBody)

American Federation of Labor

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67697mf (corporateBody)

Labor organization. From the description of American Federation of Labor records, 1883-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980267 ...

Ching, Cyrus S. (Cyrus Stuart), 1876-1967

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w683qn (person)

Industrial relations expert. From the description of Reminiscences of Cyrus Stuart Ching : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309730524 ...

Travis, H., major.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z1108t (person)

Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62v9xgx (person)

Lemuel R. Boulware was a leading figure in industrial relations in America during the 1940s and 1950s. He served as sales manager of the Syracuse [Easy] Washing Machine Company, general manager of the Carrier Corporation, Operations Vice-Chief of the War Production Board during World War II, and finally vice-president of General Electric Company with responsibility for public and employee relations. While at General Electric he developed an approach to labor relations that came to be called "Bou...

United States.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zd58xz (corporateBody)

Goldberg, Arthur J

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6794588 (person)

Arthur J. Goldberg, 1908-1990, served in the Office of Strategic Services during World War II as a civilian officer; General Counsel for the Congress of Industrial Organization (CIO) and later of the AFL-CIO; Secretary of Labor in the Kennedy administration; Appointed to the Supreme Court in 1962; Ambassador to the United Nations 1965-1968. From the description of Oral history interview with Arthur J. Goldberg, 1985 Mar. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 45739164 ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63f9zww (corporateBody)

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z60mkn (person)

Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Dinwoodey, Dean.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6q31q64 (person)

Bituminous Coal Operators' Association

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64j58kd (corporateBody)

Cole, David L. (David Lawrence), 1902-1978

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69s1rts (person)

Independent abitrator and member of numerous state and federal advisory boards, including the National War Labor Board. From the description of David Lawrence Cole series 7. Speeches, writings and lecture materials, 1949-1972, bulk 1949-1969. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091483 Independent arbitrator and member of numerous state and federal advisory boards, including the National War Labor Board. From the description of Series 6. Profession...

Moskow, Michael H.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67w75fh (person)

Michael Harold Moskow (b. Jan. 7, 1938, Paterson, N.J.) served as a staff economist for the Council of Economic Advisers as well as Deputy Under Secretary of Labor. He was Assistant Secretary for Policy, Evaluation, and Research and Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He served as Director of the Council on Wage and Price Stability in 1975 and 1976, and as Under Secretary of Labor during Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford a...

Brownlow, J. A.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6n08ww5 (person)

Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64f1rdd (person)

Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6387zpq (person)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Brennan, William J., 1906-1997

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vt2zjc (person)

Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; appointed 1956; resigned 1990. From the description of Papers, 1956-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605090 Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956; resigned in 1990. From the description of William J. Brennan papers, 1945-1998 (bulk 1956-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982573 Biographical Note ...

Hampton, Roberta

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b35jss (person)

Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cf9qg3 (person)

Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376713 From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100450 Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (1911-1978) was a U.S. Senator and Vice President of the United States. He worked as a pharmacist in his fathe...

Cox, Archibald, 1912-2004

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kp8342 (person)

Lawyer, educator, LL. B. Harv. Law S. 1937, LL. D., 1975. Admitted to Bar, 1937. In law practice in Boston, 1938-1941. Prof. of law, Harv. U., 1945-1961, 1965- Solicitor general of U.S., 1961-1965. Prosecutor of U.S. Dept. of Justice Watergate Special Prosecution Force. Author of The Warren Court (1968), co-author Cases on Labor Law (1948, 1976, with D.C. Bok). From the description of Papers, 1862-1978. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236047245 From the des...

Herzog, Paul M., 1906-1986

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m61mbs (person)

Lawyer, educator, and government official. From the description of Papers, 1931-1962. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944292 ...

Sprague, Charles C.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61w39s8 (person)

International Longshoremen's Association. President

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68w776h (corporateBody)

Meany, George, 1894-1980

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nv9jvk (person)

Labor official; interviewee d.1980. From the description of Reminiscences of George Meany : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587289 President, AFL-CIO, 1955-1980. George Meany (1894-1980) was elected president of the American Federation of Labor (A.F. of L.) in 1952. His efforts to unite his organization with its rival, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), was successful, and he was ...

Reuther, Victor G. (Victor George), 1912-2004

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6611063 (person)

Labor leader. From the description of Oral history interview with Victor G. Reuther 1963. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321364 ...

United States. Dept. of Labor.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6104962 (corporateBody)