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United Campus Workers Fliers and Advertisements

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0546

This collection houses fliers and pamphlets urging University of Tennessee faculty and staff to join the United Campus Workers. This group worked to obtain better working conditions, routine and fair evaluations, and full insurance, among other rights, for all UT employees. The pamphlets also document the unfavorable reaction to the Tennessee Governor’s, UT President’s and UT Board of Trustees’ plans for implementing pay raises.

Dates

  • 2005

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses fliers and pamphlets urging University of Tennessee faculty and staff to join the United Campus Workers. This group worked to obtain better working conditions, routine and fair evaluations, and full insurance, among other rights, for all UT employees. The pamphlets also document the unfavorable reaction to the Tennessee Governor’s, UT President’s and UT Board of Trustees’ plans for implementing pay raises.

Biographical/Historical Note

United Campus Workers is Local 3865 of the Communications Workers of America Union. It was formed in 2002 to advocate for all employees of the University of Tennessee. UCW's more prominent campaigns have included living wage for all employees, equitable merit pay, better working conditions, and proper overtime pay.

Arrangement

Collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was donated to University Archives in 2007.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480