Historical Note

Arrangement

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Inventory   [ + ]

Subject Terms


Guide to the Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records
1938-2004



Manuscript Collection No.: 3185
Creator: Office and Professional Employees International Union. Local 8 (Seattle, Wash.) , creator
Title: Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records
Date Span: 1938-2004
Quantity: 320.09 cubic feet (311 boxes, 2 packages)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Historical Note

Local 8 represents clerical and office workers of a wide variety of businesses around Puget Sound.Name of parent body changed from Office Employes International Union ca. 1966.

Arrangement

Arranged in thirteen accessions by date of receipt.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, disputes and grievances, negotiations, contract files, election files, case files, organizaing files, membership records, financial records, chronological files, legal documents, minutes, reports, convention files, newsletters, subject files, ephemera; 1938-2000.

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.

Restrictions on Use

Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.


Inventory

  
Accession No. 3185-001
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1938-1974
19.25 cubic feet (19 boxes, 2 packages)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, contract and negotiation files; 1938-1974 (bulk 1965-1973).
Other Finding Aids
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Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, June 4, 1981.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.

  
Accession No. 3185-002
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1972-1975
12.00 cubic feet (12 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, labor organizing files, negotiations, contracts and working agreements, arbitration and grievance files, elections, newsletters, legal documents, ephemera, subject series; 1972-1975 (bulk 1974-1975).
Other Finding Aids
View inventory/container list
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, January 14, 1983.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.

  
Accession No. 3185-003
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1944-1980
18.00 cubic feet (18 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, organizing files, grievances, negotiations, (1973-1980), financial records (1944-1945, 1971-1978); 1944-1980.
Other Finding Aids
View inventory/container list
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, June 20, 1986.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.

  
Accession No. 3185-004
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1978-1981
8.00 cubic feet (8 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, organizing files, financial records, newsletters, elections, subject series; 1978-1981 (bulk 1979-1980).
Other Finding Aids
View inventory/container list
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, July 14, 1988.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.

  
Accession No. 3185-005
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1980-1982
7.00 cubic feet (7 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, newsletters, elections, conferences and conventions, subject series; 1980-1982 (bulk 1981-1982).
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, March 16, 1990.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.

  
Accession No. 3185-006
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1976-1986
11.42 cubic feet (12 boxes)
Scope and Content
Membership records, miscellaneous correspondence, contract negotiations, financial records, grievance files, and related records, 1976-1986.
Includes records of the Sea-Land trial (1979), Sea-Land strike and trial (1982-1983), and correspondence and other documentation on an internal leadership dispute (1984-1985).
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, July 19, 1993.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.
BoxDate
Organizational Records
1General Correspondence1984-86, undated
1-6Negotiations, Employer Correspondence & Grievances1983-86
6Negotiations, Employer Correspondence & Grievances - Trade Section1983-86
Case Files 7
Sea-Land1979-86
Miscellaneous1983-85
8Grievances (including Margaret Bartholomeaux Trial)1976-83
Subject Series
8-9Pension & Retirement1983-86
Miscellaneous1983-89
Newsletters1984-86
10Elections1982-85
Conferences & Seminars1984-86
Financial Records1984-85
Unsorted
American Federation Of Labor - Congress Of Inustrial Organizations. Maritime Trades Department1983-86
11Central Labor Council, King County (afl-cio)1983-87
Office And Professional Employees International Union1984-86
OPEIU. Local 8. Seattle. Executive Board1986
Washington. Marine Employees Commission1984-85
Washington State Ferry Coalition1982-83
11-12Washington State Labor Council1983-86

  
Accession No. 3185-007
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1979-1987
35.00 cubic feet (35 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, disputes and grievances, negotiations, case file, per capita reports, financial records, conferences and conventions; 1979-1987.
Other Finding Aids
View inventory/container list
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, April 4, 1994.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.

  
Accession No. 3185-008
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1982-1989
19.42 cubic ft. (20 boxes)
Scope and Content
General correspondence, organizing files, grievances, negotiations, election and other files related to affairs of the union; 1982-1989 (bulk 1987-1989).
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, June 2, 1997.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.
BoxDate
1Organizing Files1982-89
2Organizing Files1988-89
Miscellaneous Correspondence1988
3-4General Correspondence1988
5-7General Correspondence1989
7-8Disputes And Grievances Restricted1987
8-9Disputes And Grievances Restricted1988
9-10Disputes And Grievances Restricted1989
11Negotiations (IAM751 - Sheet Metal) Restricted1987
12Negotiations (Speea - Webster) Restricted1987
13Negotiations (Welfare - Willapa) Restricted1987
Negotiations (A - G) Restricted1988
14Negotiations (G - T) Restricted1988
15Negotiations (U - W) Restricted1988
16Negotiations (A - S) Restricted1989
17Negotiations (S - W) Restricted1989
18International Correspondence1988
Washington Office Employees Security Fund1988
Western States Pension Information1988
Supplemental Pension1988
Washington State Labor Council Convention1988
19International Reports1989
Washington Office Employees Security Fund1989
Western States Pension Information1989
Supplemental Pension1989
Executive Board Correspondence1989
19-20General Election Information1989

  
Accession No. 3185-009
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1989-1991
33.00 cubic feet (33 boxes)
Scope and Content
General correspondence, negotiations, disputes, grievances, Executive Board election file, and other files related to affairs of the union; 1989-1991 (bulk 1990-1991).
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, September 27, 1999.
Processing Info
Processing level 1.
BoxDate
Organizational Records
1General Correspondence (A-I)1990
2General Correspondence (K-S)1990
3General Correspondence (T-W)1990
4General Correspondence (A-G)1991
5General Correspondence (G-S)1991
6General Correspondence (S-W)1991
7General Correspondence (W-Z)1991
8Negotiations (A-G) Restricted1990
9Negotiations (G-H) Restricted1990
10Negotiations (H-S) Restricted1990
11Negotiations (S-Z) Restricted1990
12Negotiations (A-H) Restricted1991
13Negotiations (I-Z) Restricted1991
14Old Signed Labor Agreements No Longer Under OPEIU Jurisdiction (Restricted)undated
15Disputes And Grievances (A-I) Restricted1990
16Disputes And Grievances (J-R) Restricted1990
17Disputes And Grievances (S-Z) Restricted1990
18Disputes And Grievances (A-F) Restricted1991
19Disputes And Grievances (G-N) Restricted1991
20Disputes And Grievances (O-Z) Restricted1991
21Kathy Whitaker Grievances Restricted1990-1991
22-25King County Medical Blue Shield Decertification Campaign And Boycott1990
25Miscellaneous Lobbying and Fundraising1989
26King County Medical Pinsundated
American Passage Lobbying and Fundraisingundated
Catholic Community Services -- Home Care Workers Organizing1989-1990
27-28Catholic Community Services -- Home Care Workers Organizing (box 27 Also Contains Two Vhs Videotapes)1989
28-29American Passage Union Campaign1989-1990
30International Supplemental Pension1990
Washington Office Employees Security Fund1990
Western States Pension Fund1990
31International Supplemental Pension1991
Washington Office Employees Security Fund1991
Western States Pension Fund1991
32International Association Of Machinists And Aerospace Workers. District Lodge 751.1991
Special Executive Board Election1990
33Miscellaneous Files1990-1991

  
Accession No. 3185-010
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1992-1994
29.00 cubic feet (29 boxes)
Scope and Content
General correspondence, grievance files, negotiation files, and miscellaneous other files; 1992-1994.
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, January 23, 2003.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.
BoxDate
Correspondence
1General Correspondence (A - L)1992
2General Correspondence (M - V)1992
3General Correspondence (V - Z)1992
General Correspondence (A - G)1993
4General Correspondence (F - I)1993
5General Correspondence (I - V)1993
6General Correspondence (W)1993
General Correspondence (A - G)1994
7General Correspondence (G - S)1994
8General Correspondence (S - W)1994
9International Correspondence1992-93
Supplemental Pension
Washington Office
Employees Security Fund
Western States Pension
Local 8 Top Drawer
Western states pension correspondence
Western States Pension Correspondence
10International Correspondence1993-94
Western States Pension Correspondence
11International Correspondence1994
Supplemental Pension
Washington Office Employees Security Fund
Western States Pension
11-12Election Files
Vice President Election1992
General Election1993
Disputes And Grievances
13Disputes and Grievances (A - P)1992
14Disputes and Grievances (R - W)1992
15Disputes and Grievances (W - Y)1992
Disputes and Grievances (A - J)1993
16Disputes and Grievances (J - Z)1993
17Disputes and Grievances (A - J)1994
18Disputes and Grievances (K - W)1994
Negotiations
19Negotiations (A - Group Health)1992
20Negotiations (Group Health - Plumbers Local 265)1992
21Negotiations (Sea Mar - Trade Section)1992
22Negotiations (TCI - Willapa)1992
Negotiations (A - E)1993
23Negotiations (E - P)1993
24Negotiations (R - S)1993
25Negotiations (S - W)1993
26Negotiations (Wa - We)1993
27Negotiations (A - O)1994
28Negotiations (P - T)1994
29Negotiations (Trade Section - W)1994

  
Accession No. 3185-011
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1995-1996
25.00 cubic feet (25 boxes)
Scope and Content
General correspondence, minutes, reports, newsletters, disputes, grievances, negotiations, election and other files related to affairs of the union; 1995-1996.
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, April 4, 2004.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.
BoxDate
Correspondence
1General Correspondence (a-m)1995
2General Correspondence (m-t)1995
3General Correspondence (t-w)1995
4General Correspondence (a-f)1996
5General Correspondence (ghc)1996
6General Correspondence (h-s)1996
7General Correspondence (s-w)1996
8General Correspondence (w)1996
International Correspondence1996
Supplemental Pension
Puget Sound Benefit Trust
9International Correspondence1995
Supplemental Pension
Puget Sound Benefits Trust
Miscellaneous Office Files1996
10Business Representative Reports
Newsletters
Executive Board Correspondence
Pdc Reports
Personnel Files
Dispute And Grievance Files
11Disputes and Grievances (A-M)1995
12Disputes and Grievances (M-S)1995
13Disputes and Grievances (S-W)1995
14Disputes and Grievances (A-C)1996
15Disputes and Grievances (D-P)1996
16Disputes and Grievances (P-W)1996
Negotiation Files
17Negotiations (A-C)1995
18Negotiations (CCAP-CWA)1995
19Negotiations (GHC)1995
20Negotiations (GHC)1995
21Negotiations (N-S)1995
22Negotiations (S-W)1995
23Negotiations (A-P)1996
24Negotiations (S-W)1996
Election Files
25General Election 1995

  
Accession No. 3185-012
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1995-1998
25.00 cubic feet (25 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, disputes and grievances, negotiations, chronological files, minutes, reports, convention files, newsletters, subject files; 1995-1998 (bulk 1997-1998).
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from OPEIU #8, May 26, 2005.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.
BoxDate
Correspondence
1A-Misc1997
2Group Health1997
3Pension Trust-ULP1997
4VMC-Willapa1997
5A-GHC1998
6Homecare-SHA1998
7SEIU #6-Willapa1998
8Western States Pension Plan1997-1998
2 folders
8International 1997-1998
2 folders
8Puget Sound Benefit Trust Correspondence1997-1998
3 folders
8Supplemental Pension Correspondence1997-1998
3 folders
Minutes
8International 1997
8Puget Sound Benefit Trust 1997
Reports
8International 1997
8Puget Sound Benefit Trust 1997
2 folders
9Puget Sound Benefit Trust Reports1997
2 folders
Chronological Files
9Maureen Bo1997-1998
8 folders
9Cindy Schu1997-1998
2 folders
9Suzanne Mode1997-1998
2 folders
9Phyllis Naiad1997
9Ligia Farfan1998
9Ron Weigelt1997
2 folders
10Ron Weigelt1997-1998
6 folders
10David Winders1997-1998
4 folders
10Newsletters: Local 8 Journal1997
Subject Files
10Local 8 Miscellaneous1997-1998
2 folders
10Silent Auction 1997
2 folders
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
10Voice of the Electorate 1997
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
Convention Files
10Washington State Labor Council Convention – Spokane, WA 1998
10Washington State Labor Council, Committee on Political Education Convention – Seattle, WA1998
10International Convention – Chicago, IL1998
Disputes and Grievances
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
11A-C1997
12H-Mc1997
13Me-Z1997
14A-Ba1998
15Ba-Fl1998
16Fl-R1998
17S-Z1998
Negotiations
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
18DASAS-N1995
19A-D1997
20F-SHA1997
21SHA Group 21997
22SEIU-W1997
23A-W1998
24SEA MAR1998
25SHA Group 1 and Master1998

  
Accession No. 3185-013
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 8 Records, 1999-2000
27 cubic feet (27 boxes)
Scope and Content
Negotiations, Disputes & Grievances, General Correspondence, "Top Drawer", International correspondence/supplemental pension/western states/PSBT, FPA & SEAMAR notes, 1999-2000.
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Donor: Libby Alejandro, OPEIU #8, November 4, 2007.
BoxDate
1Negotiations (A - U) Restricted 1999
2Negotiations (V - Web) , GHC 1 of 3 Restricted 1999
3Negotiations (Wel - Wor) , GHC 2 of 3 Restricted 1999
4Negotiations, GHC 3 of 3 Restricted 1999
5Disputes & Grievances (A - Bargaining Unit) Restricted 1999
6Disputes & Grievances (Bej - K) Restricted 1999
7Disputes & Grievances (Lak - Z) Restricted 1999
8General Correspondence (A - GHC [Jan-June])1999
9General Correspondence (GHC [July-Dec] - S) 1999
10General Correspondence (S - T) 1999
11General Correspondence (T -) 1999
12Top Drawer1999
13Int'l Correspondence/ Supplemental Pension/ Western States/ PSBT1999
14Negotiations (A - P) Restricted 2000
15Negotiations (S) Restricted 2000
16Negotiations (T - W) Restricted 2000
17FPA & SEAMAR NOTES (CS) Restricted 2000
18Disputes & Grievances (A - Boo) Restricted 2000
19Disputes & Grievances (Bri - Hat) Restricted 2000
20Disputes & Grievances (Her - L) Restricted 2000
21Disputes & Grievances (M - W) Restricted 2000
22General Correspondence (A - GHC [Jan-April]) 2000
23General Correspondence (GHC [May-Dec] - O) 2000
24General Correspondence (P - S) 2000
25General Correspondence (T - W) 2000
26Top Drawer (chron file)2000
27Int'l Correspondence/ Supplemental Pension/ Western States/ PSBT2000

  
Accession No. 3185-014
Office and Professional Employees International union, Local 8 Records, 1995-2004
55 cubic feet (55 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, disputes and greivances, and contract negotiations.
Acquisition Info
Received from Cythia Schu, 4/20/2012
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to some parts restricted until 2050
BoxDate
1General Correspondence [A-GHC]2001
2General Correspondence [GHC (May-Oct)]2001
3General Correspondence [GHC (Nov-Dec) - Pension Trust]2001
4General Correspondence [PEMC-SMCHC (Jan-Aug)]2001
5General Correspondence [SMCHC (Sept-Dec) - T]2001
6General Correspondence [U - W]2001
7Top & Bottom Drawer (Convention/Int'l Correspondence/Pensions/PSBT)2001
8Disputes & Grievances (A-C) RESTRICTED2001
9Disputes & Grievances (D-K) RESTRICTED2001
10Disputes & Grievances (L-P) RESTRICTED2001
11Disputes & Grievances (R-Y) RESTRICTED2001
12Negotiations (A - Lathers 1144) RESTRICTED2001
13Negotiations (M-P) RESTRICTED2001
14Negotiation (S-W) RESTRICTED2001
15General Correspondence [A-GHC (Jan-Mar)]2002
16General Correspondence [GHC (Apr-Dec)]2002
17General Correspondence [IFPTE 17- Sea Mar Care Center]2002
18General Correspondence (Sea Mar Clinics – SHA)2002
19General Correspondence (SEIU 6 – W)2002
20Top & Bottom Drawer (Convention/Int’l Correspondence/Pensions/PSBT)2002
21Disputes & Grievances (A – E) RESTRICTED2002
22Disputes & Grievances (F – Kjo) RESTRICTED2002
23Disputes & Grievances (Kh – R) RESTRICTED2002
24Disputes & Grievances (S – W) RESTRICTED2002
25Negotiations (A – CAMP 1 & 2) RESTRICTED2002
26Negotiations (CAMP 3 & 4 – FPA) RESTRICTED2002
27Negotiations (GHC [Kelsey Creek Closure] – T) RESTRICTED2002
28Negotiations (GHC [Kelsey Creek Closure] – T) RESTRICTED2002
29Negotiations (SMCHC) RESTRICTED2002
30Negotiations (U – W) RESTRICTED2002
31General Correspondence (GHC [June-Dec] – L)2003
32General Correspondence (M – Sea Mar [Jan-June])2003
33General Correspondence (Sea Mar [July-Dec] – T)2003
34General Correspondence (U – W)2003
35Top & Bottom Drawer (Convention/Int’l Correspondence/Pensions/PSBT)2003
36Disputes & Grievances (A – Doyle) RESTRICTED2003
37Disputes & Grievances (Doyle – I) RESTRICTED2003
38Disputes & Grievances (J – R) RESTRICTED2003
39Disputes & Grievances (S – T) RESTRICTED2003
40Disputes & Grievances ([V – Z 2003] AND [A – B 2004]) RESTRICTED2003-2004
41Negotiations (A – O) RESTRICTED2003
42Negotiations (P – U) RESTRICTED2003
43Negotiations (PEMC) RESTRICTED2003
44Negotiations (V –W) RESTRICTED2003
45General Correspondence (A- GHC [Jan – Oct])2004
46General Correspondence (GHC [Nov – Dec] – PEMC [1st – 3rd Qtr])2004
47General Correspondence (PEMC [4th Qtr] – S)2004
48General Correspondence (T – W)2004
49Top & Bottom Drawer (Convention/Int’l Correspondence/Pensions/PSBT)2004
50Disputes & Grievances (C – Kib) RESTRICTED2004
51Disputes & Grievances (Kin – Rea) RESTRICTED2004
52Disputes & Grievances (Rho – Z) RESTRICTED2004
53Negotiations (A – LCCAC) RESTRICTED2004
54Negotiations (LIHI – W) RESTRICTED 2004
55Negotiations/Correspondence RESTRICTED IAM 751: 1996-1998; IUOE Local 302: 1996; WACONI: 1995; UFCW Local 21: 1996; Negotiations (DASAS 2000); Negotiations (Sea Mar Care Center 2000) 1995-2000

Subject Terms

Organizations:
AFL-CIO. Maritime Trades Dept.
AFL-CIO. Washington State Labor Council.
Central Labor Council of Seattle and Vicinity.
Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound.
Office and Professional Employees International Union. Local 8 (Seattle, Wash.)--Archives.
Sea-Land Service, Inc. (Seattle, Wash.)
Washington (State). Marine Employees Commission.
Washington State Ferry Union Coalition.
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