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Merit System Protection Board, Correspondence, 1981

 File — Box: VI:20, Folder: 6
Identifier: SERIES VI:

Scope and Content of Series VI: Central Office Files

From the Series: 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.


  • 1981

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials with personal information is restricted. Consult Special Collections for access to this box.


From the Series: 30.86 Linear Feet (in 74 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Repository Details

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