U.S. National Mediation Board Transcripts Regarding American Air Lines and Transport Workers Union of America

Collection Number: 5085

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
U.S. National Mediation Board Transcripts Regarding American Air Lines and Transport Workers Union of America, 1954
Collection Number:
5085
Creator:
U.S. National Mediation Board;
American Air Lines;
Transport Workers Union of America (TWUA);
Cole, David
Quantity:
0.5 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Records (documents).
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Transcript of the proceedings of the United States National Media Board, in the matter of the arbitration between the Transport Workers Union of America, CIO and American Airlines.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

This case was referred to the National Mediation Board under an arbitration agreement by the parties when they were unable to reach an agreement on wages for a new contract that was signed on January l, 1954. The Panel consisted of David L. Cole, Chairman, Edward G. Hamilton and William G, Lindner. Hearings were begun on March 22, 1954 in New York City. The issue submitted to the Panel was "To what extent, if any, are the employees entitled to a flat wage increase over existing rates of pay applicable to all employees of bargaining units taken together on an across-the-board basis?"
The union presented 76 exhibits designed to show the increase in air travel, comparative wage rates and other economic data. The company presented 11. The exhibits are not included in the transcript nor the collection.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

This collection consists of the transcript of the proceedings of the United States National Media Board, in the matter of the arbitration between the Transport Workers Union of America, CIO and American Airlines.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cole, David L. (David Lawrence), 1902-1978.
United States. National Mediation Board--Archives
American Airlines -- Archives.
Transport Workers Union of America-- Archives

Subjects:
Arbitration, Industrial

Form and Genre Terms:
Records (documents)


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Cite As:
U.S. National Mediation Board Transcripts Regarding American Air Lines and Transport Workers Union of America #5085. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

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CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1 1954
March 22, 1954; pages 1-81.
Box 1 Folder 2 1954
March 23, 1954; pages 82-267.
Box 1 Folder 3 1954
March 24, 1954; pages 268-444.
Box 1 Folder 4 1954
March 26, 1954; pages 445-682.
Box 1 Folder 5 1954
March 31, 1954; pages 683-754.