Joan Weiss papers, 1970-2017  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Weiss, Joan (Labor activist)
Title
Joan Weiss papers
Dates
1970-2017 (inclusive)
Quantity
3.02 cubic feet (3 boxes) plus 1 oversize vertical file
Collection Number
6279 (Accession No. 6279-001)
Summary
Collection consists of worksheets, pamphlets, buttons, and guides related to employee unions and programs
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Joan Weiss is a labor activist, union member, and union leader. Weiss worked for the M.L. King County Labor Council Worker's Center before the program was ended. Weiss was also a member and business agent for the Classified Staff Association 925 at the University of Washington. That local union is now part of Service Employees International Union, Local 925.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Materials from Weiss work for the M.L. King County Labor Council Worker's Center as well as the Classified Staff Association 925 at the University of Washington. Common Sense Economics training materials from classes that Bill Fletcher, Jr. taught in Seattle in the early 1990s. Posters, buttons, and stickers from various labor and political causes Weiss was a part of or a supporter. It also includes training materials, ephemera, and notes relating to Weiss' membership in SEIU 925 and being a member of the Service Employees International Union, and the AFL-CIO.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Labor Archives of Washington.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1 [Labor Stickers, Flyers, Programs, Pin] approximately 1992, 2001-2005, 2012
1/2 AFL Common Sense Economics 1997 March 26
1/3 Memo Training 1996 November
1/4 [AFL-CIO Publications] 1980-1981, 1992-1996
1/5 WSLC Organizing Conference (Workshop by Emily) 1996 May
1/6 AFL Social Security 1998
1/7 WALC Strikes, Strategy, Boeing Strike 1996
1/8 [AFL-CIO Organizing for Change Report] 1997
1/9 [Work Style Indicators] 1990, 1996
1/10 AFL-CIO Common Sense Economics Study Group Manual [1 of 2] 1996
1/11 AFL-CIO Common Sense Economics Study Group Manual [2 of 2] 1996
1/12 Various Workforce Buttons unknown
1/13 Common Sense Economics "The Rap Script for trainers" [1 of 2] 2000-2002
1/14 Common Sense Economics "The Rap Script for trainers" [2 of 2] 2000-2002
1/15 Common Sense "Campaign for Global Fairness" 2000-2001
1/16 Restoring every worker's right to a Voice @ Work Unknown
1/17 Union Cities Leadership Retreat AFL-CIO/UALE 2003 April
1/18 Building a Strong Grassroots Union Movement 2003 April 9-13
1/19 Teamsters Fighting for the Future 1997
1/20 Organizing Institute 1997
1/21 Labor Education and Research Center - University of Oregon 1997
2/1 Building Workforce Partnerships Conference/Los Angeles 2008 June
2/2 Which Way Labor? Rebuilding the Labor Movement and Labor Education 2006 May 17-19
2/3 Education Statistics - The Real World Unknown
2/4 Building Workforce Partnerships: Adopting to Change 2008
2/5 Developing Funding Collaboratives to Support Workforce Partnerships Unknown
2/6 Greener Pathways 2008
2/7 Starting Over... A Survival Guide for Laid-off Workers and their Families 2001
2/8 Workforce and Economic Development Unknown
2/9 Los Angeles Health Care Workforce 2008
2/10 Worker Education & Resource Center, Inc. Unknown
2/11 Advance Program Unknown
2/12 Contra Costa Times 2008 March 24
2/13 Healthcare Career Advancement Academy Bridge Training Program Unknown
2/14 LATTC - Utilities and Construction Preparation Unknown
2/15 California Commission for Economic Development Unknown
2/16 California's Edge - Keeping California Competitive Creating Opportunity Unknown
2/17 America's Forgotten Middle-Skill Jobs 2007 November
2/18 Green-Collar Jobs in America's Cities 2008
2/19 A Greener Future for Los Angeles 2008 April
2/20 America's Forgotten Middle-Skill Jobs 2007 November
2/21 Building Workforce Partnerships 2008 June 11-13
2/22 4th Annual National Labor Program Operators Meeting 2008 June 10
2/23 Global Sweatshop Curriculum Packet 1997
2/24 Communities @ Work - A Guide to Restoring Our Right to Organize Unknown
2/25 United for a Fair Economy -- Tax Reform -- Train the Trainer Unknown
2/26 Common Sense Economics Unknown
3/1 Newsletters, clippings and unpublished papers 1992-1996
3/2 School to Work Training 1997 October
3/3 Fourth Annual Summer School for Trade Union Women [1 of 2] 1990
3/4 Fourth Annual Summer School for Trade Union Women [2 of 2] 1990
3/5 Bargaining for Power: A Teaching Manual for Staff and Local Union Bargaining Committees Unknown
3/6 Interest-Based Neogtiation -- Participant's Guidebook Unknown
3/7 Contract Campaign Manual: Service Employees International Union AFL-CIO, CLC Unknown
3/8 Have Hope Hospital Proposal 1994
3/9 Misc. Docs from Contract Campaign Manual Binder [1 of 2] Unknown
3/10 Misc. Docs from Contract Campaign Manual Binder [2 of 2] Unknown
3/11 SEIU International Training Institute 1990 August 7-9
3/12 Public Sector Bargaining [1 of 2] 1995 April 7-8
3/13 Public Sector Bargaining [2 of 2] 1995 April 7-8
3/14 "Are We Sticking Together or Stuck?" Coalition Building in the 90s 1990s
3/15 CSA Disctrict 925: Grevance Workbooks Unknown
3/16 Reclass Trags [1 of 2] 1991
3/17 Reclass Trags [2 of 2] 1991 March
3/18 UW Problem Resolution Plan 1990
3/19 1st Class Staff, 1st Class Contract! District 925 SEIU [1 of 7] Unknown
3/20 1st Class Staff, 1st Class Contract! Disctrict 925 SEIU [2 of 7] Unknown
3/21 1st Class Staff, 1st Class Contract! Disctrict 925 SEIU [3 of 7] Unknown
3/22 1st Class Staff, 1st Class Contract! Disctrict 925 SEIU [4 of 7] Unknown
3/23 1st Class Staff, 1st Class Contract! Disctrict 925 SEIU [5 of 7] Unknown
3/24 1st Class Staff, 1st Class Contract! Disctrict 925 SEIU [6 of 7] Unknown
3/25 1st Class Staff, 1st Class Contract! Disctrict 925 SEIU [7 of 7] Unknown
OSVF0194 Union posters
"Our Power is Our Contract," 1990, SEIU; "Dia de los Muertos," 2017, OPEIU Local 8; "Proud to be an office worker/ Proud to be Union," 1990, SEIU
1990, 2017

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Labor movement--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Labor union locals--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Labor union members--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Labor unions--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Labor--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Personal Names :
  • Weiss, Joan (Labor activist)--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • AFL-CIO. King County Labor Council of Washington. Workers Center--Archives
  • AFL-CIO--Archives
  • American Federation of Labor--Archives
  • Service Employees International Union. Local 925--Archives
  • Service Employees International Union--Archives
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    •   Container of (work):   Fletcher, Bill, Jr.   Common sense economics (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    •   Container of (work):   AFL-CIO.   AFL-CIO publication (creator)
    • Labor Archives of Washington (University of Washington) (host institution)