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United steelworkers of America.
Local Union 2342 Records
3/ 4 cubic foot
Provenance: The Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society acquired the United
Steelworkers of America. Local Union 2342 Records as a g i f t of
Local 2342, through the auspices of the p r e s i d e n t , Roy Easley,
i n March 1981. David Gray preparea the preliminary inventory
i n April 1981.
Property r i g h t s : The Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society owns the pronerty
r i g h t s t o t h i s c o l l e c t i o n .
Copyrights: Local 2342 has dedicated such copyrights as it
possesses i n t h i s c o l l e c t i o n t o t h e public. Consideration of
a l l other copyrights is t h e r e s p o n s i b i l i t y of the author and
Access: Access t o t h i s c o l l e c t i o n is r e s t r i c t e d . Researchers
must sign the Ohio u i s t o r i c a l Society C o n f i d e n t i a l i t y Agreement
before using t h i s c o i l e c t i o n .
C i t a t i o n : Researchers a r e requested t o c i t e c o l l e c t i o n name,
c o l l e c t i a n number, and t h e Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society i n a l l foot>. ote
and bibliographic r e f e r e n c e s .
Transfer: Thirteen photographs of Local 22/ 12 members were t r a n s -
f e r r e d t o the Audiovisual Department i n April, 1981.
Organizational sketch: The United Steelworkers of America Local
Union 2342 was chartered in 1942 t o represent workers a t the
Buckeye Steel Castings Corporation i n Columbus, Ohio. The union
c u r r e n t l y has 1500 members and is the s o l e bargaining agent a t
Buckeye S t e e l . Local 2342 is governed by an e l e c t e d executive
Source: Conversation with M r . Roy Easley, president of Local 2342,
March 26, 1981.
Scope and content: The United Steelworkers of America Local
Union 2342 Records d a t e from 1959 t o 1975 and occupy three- quarters
cubic foot. The records c o n s i s t of accident r e p o r t s , agreements,
correspondence, grievances, job d* scriptions, minutes of member-ship
meetings, and minutes of union- management meetings. There is
no documentation f o r t h e f i r s t 20 years of Local 2342.
Accident reports provide information concerning working conditions
and the hazards of working i n a s t e e l c a s t i n g s p l a n t . Local agree-ments
document the union's e f f o r t s to a t t a i n r e p r e s e n t a t i o n ,
b e t t e r wqrking conditions, wages, grievance procedures, and b e n e f i t s .
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