LABOR – MANAGEMENT (NON-GOVERNMENT) (LA)

 

A primary category containing information pertaining to the general subject of non-Federal labor, employment status, unemployment, wage rates, earnings, labor statistics and matters relating to arbitration; national and independent labor unions and labor management relations; investigations of labor racketeering practices.

 

Subject categories and sub-categories fully available for research are bolded. Closed categories and sub-categories have a simple phrase describing their contents.

 

                                 DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES

 

File Code                         Description

 

LA                                   Labor – Management Relations (Non-Government)

 

LA001                              Boards – Panels (Labor)

 

LA001-01                          Emergency Boards – Commissions

 

LA001-02                          Inquiry, Boards of

 

LA002                              Conditions – Employment – Unemployment

 

LA002-01                          Aged Employment

 

LA002-02                          Handicapped Labor

 

LA002-03                          Youth Employment

 

LA003                              Unions – Fair Labor Standards

 

LA004                              Migratory – Seasonal Labor

 

LA005                              Strikes – Work Stoppages – Arbitration

 

LA005-01                          Aerospace Strikes

 

LA005-02                          Chemicals and Allied Products, Strikes

 

LA005-03                          Coal, Strikes

 

LA005-04                          Communications, Strikes

 

LA005-05                          Construction – Housing Strikes

 

LA005-06                          Food and Kindred Products, Strikes

 

LA005-07                          Furniture – Fixtures – Strikes

 

LA005-08                          Lumber – Wood – Paper Strikes

 

LA005-09                          Machinery Strikes

 

LA005-10                          Metal Strikes

 

LA005-11                          Petroleum Strikes

 

LA005-12                          Plastics – Rubber – Leather and Products

         

LA005-13                          Services Strikes

 

LA005-14                          Textiles – Apparel Strikes

 

LA005-15                          Transportation Strikes

 

LA006                              Wages – Hours (1.8 l.ft; boxes 1-5)

This secondary subject category contains materials relating to the Davis-Bacon Act governing wages paid for Federal construction contracts (including Administration statements and policies, and proposed regulations and exemptions for the Act), reports on American individual and family incomes from the Census Bureau and the Council of Economic Advisors, the “gender gap” in wages and earnings, the issue of raising the federal minimum wage, proposals for a sub-minimum wage for minors in the workforce (e.g., Youth Employment Opportunity Wage), a 1987 study of farm income, and correspondence from the public regarding wage issues.

 

LA007                              Welfare – Pensions – Retirement