Central Office Files, 1967-1984
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Scope and Content of Series VI: Central Office Files
The Central Office Files (1967-1984) contain correspondence and other materials generated and received by the PATCO central office in Washington, DC (1969-1982). The majority of files consist of correspondence between the central office and the regions and locals and correspondence between the central office and outside organizations including the AFL-CIO, the FAA, Oklahoma City ATC Training Academy, the Federal Labor Relations Authority, and several international air traffic control organizations. Topics include overtime, strike contingency plans, regional re-alignment, air safety, substance abuse, and medical issues. This series also includes vice-presidential (1977-1981) and presidential (1977-1981) correspondence and executive board resolutions (1969-1981).
In addition to correspondence, this series contains inter-office materials dealing with contract negotiations (1977, 1981), the facility representative training school, chronological files (1980-1981), and "read" files (1976-1981). Included are files for the following committees: constitution, negotiating, finance, re-classification, safety, training, regional re-alignment, equal opportunity, political action, and benefits.
Lastly, the central office series contains materials dealing with Braniff Affair (1980-1981), the controller sustenance fund (1977-1981), PATCO constitutions (1968-1979), and a marked-up copy of the 1977 Master Contract.
- Creation: 1967-1984
- From the Series: Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (Washington, D.C.) (Organization)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use. Access to materials with personal or sensitive information is restricted for 75 years from the date of creation.
30 Linear Feet (in 71 boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Series: English