Eric F. Jensen Labor Negotiation files

Collection Number: 6177

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


Eric F. Jensen Labor Negotiation files, 1959-1981
Collection Number:
Jensen, Eric F.
2 linear ft.
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Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Collection material in English


Eric F. Jensen has been active in the field of industrial relations as an attorney and corporate executive for over twenty-five years.
Starting with ACF Industries as Assistant Manager, Labor Relations in early 1961, he became Manager, Labor Relations by the end of that year and Director - Industrial Relations in 1964. He was elected Vice President - Industrial Relations in August 1965 and Vice President - Government and Labor Relations in 1979.
Mr. Jensen was with Bethlehem Steel Company for ten years prior to joining ACF, holding various positions in production and industrial relations in one of their shipyards in New York from 1951 to 1956 before becoming an Arbitration Attorney in Bethlehem's corporate office.
As Vice President - Industrial Relations for ACF, Mr. Jensen was responsible for all employee relations policies, programs and activities throughout the company including compensation, community relations, employee benefits, labor relations, management development and training, safety and health, and security.
In his current position, he is responsible for the company's government relations activities and programs while continuing his former responsibilities for community relations, labor relations, safety and health, security, and wage and incentive administration.
He is a native of New York City, born in 1927. He graduated from Cornell University in 1951 with a BS degree in industrial and labor relations. He earned his JD from Brooklyn Law School and admittance to the New York Bar in 1956. In 1968, he attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard.
Jensen was Chariman of the Advisory Council of the Industrial and Labor Relations School at Cornell for eight years and is now Chairman of the Human Resources Advisory Council for the University. In 1971 he received the first annual Judge William B. Groat award from the I&LR school for his contributions in the field of industrial relations.
He is a member of the US Department of Labor Federal Committee on Apprenticeship; Nova University Advisory Board - Center for Study of Administration; Education, Employment and Training Committee of the Chamber of commerce of the United States; The Public Affairs Steering Committee and Chairman of the Labor Relations Steering Group of the National Association of Manufacturers; member of the Board of Trustees of the National Center on Occupational Readjustment, Inc.; Human Resources and Public Affairs Councils of the Machinery and Allied Products Institute; Legislative Affairs Committee of the Railway Progress Institute; Labor Relations and Administrative Law Sections of the American Bar Association; Labor Policy Association; Industrial Relations Research Association; director and pas president of the Industrial Relations Society and; New York Industrial Relations Association.


ACF Industries leases a fleet of tank and hopper railroad cars to industrial users and railroads. The company also manufactures railroad cars and parts; carburetors, fuel pumps and other automotive fuel system components; valves and controls for petroleum, gas and other industrial uses; and industrial plastic shapes, sheets and powders, through its subsidiary The Polymer Corporation.
ACF is headquartered in New York City.

Jensen, Eric F.

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Eric F. Jensen Labor Negotiation files #6177. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.


Box 1 Folder 1 1959-1960
Box 1 Folder 2 1962
Box 1 Folder 3 1962
Box 1 Folder 4 1965
Box 1 Folder 5 1965
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Box 1 Folder 7 1969
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Box 1 Folder 13 1972
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Box 2 Folder 1 1975
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Box 2 Folder 7 1980
Box 2 Folder 8 1981
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Box 2 Folder 12 1981
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Box 2 Folder 17 1981