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Al Gibson-Bargaining History of Eastern Airlines, March 17, 1986

 File — Box: 149, Folder: 13
Identifier: Series VIII:

cope and Content of the Series

From the Series: This series offers the researcher a rich primary source of information about both Eastern Airlines and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). The Eastern Airlines materials, in addition to interview transcripts, include a Negotiations Chronology . . .1976-1986, as well as an Index Card Chronology, 1983-1986, a "final report" from Harvard University under a U. S. Department of Labor contract in May 1987. The transcripts, titled "Bargaining History of Eastern Airlines," give unique insight into the intense labor-management conflict characterizing the denouement and demise of Eastern in the late 1980s. Interviewees include Usery, Frank Borman, several airline captains, Eastern senior management, and key union members in the conflict. At the end of Series VIII are twelve interview transcripts with personnel from (or formerly from) the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) the topic for discussion. Interviewees include Usery, Kenneth E. Moffett, Walter E. Simkin, Rulf Valtin, and Lester Wolff, then-President, National Academy of Conciliators.

Note: Audio cassettes housed as part of the Separated Materials (see Series X.C below).


  • March 17, 1986

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.


From the Series: 2.09 Linear Feet (in 5 boxes)

From the Series: 46 audiocassettes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

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