ILR School Extension Division Metropolitan District Office (New York, N.Y.), Jeffrey Grabelski Collection of Training Materials

Collection Number: /4354/005

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
ILR School Extension Division Metropolitan District Office (New York, N.Y.), Jeffrey Grabelski Collection of Training Materials, 1980- 2006
Collection Number:
/4354/005
Creator:
Grabelski, Jeffrey;
New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations (NYSSILR);
New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Metropolitan District Office;
Grabelski, Jeffrey
Quantity:
1 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Instructional and educational works, records (documents) .
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
This collection consists of training materials and pamphlets for and about the building trades. They were collected by Cornell faculty member Jeffrey Grabelski.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Jeffrey Grabelsky is the Associate Director of The Worker Institute at Cornell. He develops and delivers education and training programs and provides research and technical assistance in all aspects of union affairs. He began his career in the labor movement working and organizing in the steel industry in 1973, has been a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) for thirty years, and is the former national organizing director of the Building and Construction Trades Department (AFL-CIO).
After September 11, 2001, Professor Grabelsky represented the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York on the World Trade Center Emergency Project Labor-Management Partnership.
Professor Grabelsky is currently co-coordinating the Construction Career Opportunities Project, a joint initiative involving Cornell University, the Partnership for Working Families, and the Building and Construction Trades Department. He is also representing the Building and Construction Trades Department on the Emerald Cities Initiative as a Special Assistant to President Mark Ayers.
Professor Grabelsky also co-authored the trainer's manuals for the UBCJA and IBEW national steward training programs, COMET (Construction Organizing Membership Education Training), COMET II (Worksite Organizing with COMET Activists), MEMO (Membership Education and Mobilization for Organizing), and the AFL-CIO Voice at Work Membership Mobilization Programs.
Professor Grabelsky received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan, his M.A. in U.S. Labor History from Syracuse University, his M.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, and his Journeyman Electrician Classification from the IBEW.
SUBJECTS

Names:
New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations
New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Metropolitan District Office

Subjects:
Building trades > Employees > Labor unions
Construction workers > Labor unions
Hazardous substances > New York (State) > Safety measures.
Industrial sites > New York (State) > Safety measures.

Form and Genre Terms:
Instructional and educational works
Records (documents)


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access to the collections in the Kheel Center is restricted. Please contact a reference archivist for access to these materials.
Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
ILR School Extension Division Metropolitan District Office (New York, N.Y.), Jeffrey Grabelski Collection of Training Materials #/4354/005. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
/4352: Lois Gray Collection of Training Materials
/4068: ILR School Extension Division Metropolitan District Office, Anne Nelson Papers
/4026: ILR School Metropolitan Office Extension Division Completed Questionnaires on Union Activity
/4296: ILR School Extension Division Metropolitan District Office (New York, N.Y.) Training Manuals
/4296 AV: ILR School Extension Division Metropolitan District Office (New York, N.Y.) Training Audio-Visual Materials
/4321 AV: ILR School Smithers Institute Audio-Visual Materials
/4354/005 MB: ILR School Extension Division Metropolitan District Office (New York, N.Y.), Jeffrey Grabelski Memorabilia

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Box 1 Folder 2
Box 1 Folder 3 1997
Building Trades Organizing Project
Box 1 Folder 4 1999
Building Trades Organizing Project
Box 1 Folder 5 1997
Box 1 Folder 6 2002
Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York; Building Trades Employers' Association
Box 1 Folder 7
Box 1 Folder 8 2006
Box 1 Folder 9
Box 1 Folder 10
Box 1 Folder 11
Box 1 Folder 12 1983
Box 1 Folder 13 1982
Box 1 Folder 14 1982
Box 1 Folder 15 1982
Box 1 Folder 16 1982
Box 1 Folder 17 1982
Box 1 Folder 18 1982
Box 1 Folder 19 1982
Box 1 Folder 20 1982
Box 1 Folder 21 1982
Box 1 Folder 22 1982
Box 1 Folder 23 1982
Box 1 Folder 24 1982
Box 1 Folder 25 1982
Box 1 Folder 26 1982
Box 1 Folder 27 1982
Box 1 Folder 28 1982
Box 1 Folder 29 1982
Box 1 Folder 30 1982
Box 1 Folder 31 1982
Box 1 Folder 32 1982
Box 1 Folder 33 1982
Box 1 Folder 34 1982
Box 1 Folder 35 1980
Box 1 Folder 36 1992
Box 1 Folder 37 1992
Box 1 Folder 37
Box 1 Folder 39
Box 1 Folder 40
Box 1 Folder 41
Box 1 Folder 42