Labor Struggle in the Post Office: From Selective Lobbying to Collective Bargaining

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SUBJECT INDEX
Aetna Insurance Company, 181
AFL-CIO, 18, 19, 39, 67, 100, 227
Biller's executive vice presidency of, 192
government employees council of, 15
public employees department of, 116
American Federation of Labor (AFL), 72, 160
early days of, 38, 55-56
and the Farah strike, 103
and gag orders, 75-82
government employees council of, 87, 92
and its early affiliated unions, 38
and NALC, 101
and 1937 Special Delivery Messengers charter, 69
and Nixon wage-price freeze, 110-111
A. Philip Randolph Institute, 162
American Bar Association, 88, 89
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 204
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 211
American Postal Workers' Union (APWU), 69, 97-102, 112, 113, 121
birth of, 37-40, 69
and the Bulk, 115
and constitutional convention, 118-119
and contract negotiations 133-138
and CWA merger movement, 100-101
and deficit reduction bill ( 1986), 203
and employee involvement program, 210-211
and Farah strike, 103-105
and Federal Express ad, 188
and hearing-impaired, 215-216
and IRS, 216-217
legislative goals of, 138
and minorities, 213-214
and Moe Biller presidency, 142, 162-184
and new building, 188-189
and 1983 elections, 188-189
and 1972 convention, 97-98, 101-102
and privitization, 205-206
and rank and file bargaining advisory committee, 114
and REACT, 206-207
and second convention, 109, 113
and women, 117-118, 214-215
Arbitration, 193
grievance, 217
Healy Award ( 1978), 137
Kerr Award ( 1984), 197-198
Mittenthal Award ( 1990-91), 221-225
Area Wage Surveys, 196
Automation, 237
Baltimore Federation of Labor, 99
Blue Cross/Blue Shield, 180-182
Board of Governers (USPS), 116
and automation, 238
and international remailers, 209
and 1984 negotiations, 192
Public Law 91-375, 34
Booz, Allen & Hamilton, 181
Brotherhood of Railway Postal Clerks, 79

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Table of Contents v
  • Photo Credits x
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Preface xv
  • Part I- The Strike That Shook the Nation 1
  • Chapter 1- Thunder Before the Storm 3
  • Chapter 2- The Storm 13
  • Part II- The Long, Hard Haul 41
  • Chapter 4- The Struggle 43
  • Chapter 5- From Repression to Cooperation 71
  • Part III- The Era of Collective Bargaining 95
  • Chapter 6- The First Decade 97
  • Chapter 7- Enter Moe Biller 141
  • Chapter 8- The Regime Settles In 187
  • Chapter 9- The Future 233
  • Notes 247
  • Subject Index 265
  • Appendix 269
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