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* [http://libraryworkers.net/templates.php Templates for Letters, Recommendations, Petitions]
 
* [http://libraryworkers.net/templates.php Templates for Letters, Recommendations, Petitions]
 
* [http://libraryworkers.net/resources.php Mutual Aid & Other Resources]
 
* [http://libraryworkers.net/resources.php Mutual Aid & Other Resources]
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=== [https://www.afscme.org/ AFSCME] ===
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'''Issues:''' unions
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'''Initiatives:''' [https://www.culturalworkersunited.org/ Cultural Workers United]
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'''Resources:'''
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* [https://www.afscme.org/covid-19 COVID-19 resources]
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* [https://www.culturalworkersunited.org/faq/ Cultural Workers United FAQ]
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'''Bibliography:'''
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* [https://www.culturalworkersunited.org/why-organize/ Why Organize?]
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* [https://www.afscme.org/priorities/legislative-reports Weekly legislative reports]
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'''Communication:'''
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* [https://www.afscme.org/blog Blog]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/AFSCME Facebook] (AFSCME)
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* [https://twitter.com/AFSCME Facebook] (AFSCME)
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* [https://www.instagram.com/afscme/ Instagram]
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* [https://twitter.com/cwuafscme Twitter] (CWU)
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* [https://www.youtube.com/user/afscme YouTube]
  
 
=== [https://www.aam-us.org/ American Alliance of Museums] ===
 
=== [https://www.aam-us.org/ American Alliance of Museums] ===
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'''Issues:''' COVID-19, funding, temporary positions
 
'''Issues:''' COVID-19, funding, temporary positions
  
'''Initiatives:''' [https://awefund.wordpress.com/awefund-storytellers/ Become an #AWEfund Storyteller]
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'''Initiatives:'''
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* [https://awefund.wordpress.com/awefund-storytellers/ Become an #AWEfund Storyteller]
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* [https://awefund.wordpress.com/2020/06/04/covid-19-impact-on-archival-workers-survey-launched/ COVID-19 Impact on Archival Workers Survey]
  
 
'''Resources:''' [https://awefund.wordpress.com/resources-for-displaced-archival-workers/ Resources for Displaced Archival Workers]
 
'''Resources:''' [https://awefund.wordpress.com/resources-for-displaced-archival-workers/ Resources for Displaced Archival Workers]
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'''Bibliography:''' [https://awefund.wordpress.com/open-letter-re-police-brutality/ Open Letter to the Archival Community re: Police Brutality]
  
 
'''Communication:''' [https://twitter.com/awefund2020 Twitter]
 
'''Communication:''' [https://twitter.com/awefund2020 Twitter]
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=== [http://www.nycarchivists.org Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York] ===
 
=== [http://www.nycarchivists.org Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York] ===
 
'''Issues:''' hiring, internships, salaries
 
'''Issues:''' hiring, internships, salaries
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'''Resources:''' [https://nycarchivists.org/COVID-19-Resources COVID-19 Resources]
  
 
'''Bibliography:''' [http://www.nycarchivists.org/8194915 New Job Submission Policy]
 
'''Bibliography:''' [http://www.nycarchivists.org/8194915 New Job Submission Policy]
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* [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSff1LOWAg73olNCfbjLCd0D71nMSUO4jtwPloqQDVJxUb2twQ/viewform Matchmaking for BIPOC Library Residents: Immediate Needs During COVID-19 (form)]
 
* [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSff1LOWAg73olNCfbjLCd0D71nMSUO4jtwPloqQDVJxUb2twQ/viewform Matchmaking for BIPOC Library Residents: Immediate Needs During COVID-19 (form)]
 
* [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KozcksDAy2ZCPzxuFxhkCkJ8e4iRAbFPT-lctpjjhbk/edit#gid=1358886961 Matchmaking for BIPOC Library Residents: Immediate Needs During COVID-19 (spreadsheet)]
 
* [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KozcksDAy2ZCPzxuFxhkCkJ8e4iRAbFPT-lctpjjhbk/edit#gid=1358886961 Matchmaking for BIPOC Library Residents: Immediate Needs During COVID-19 (spreadsheet)]
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'''Bibliography:''' [https://docs.google.com/document/d/16lMwqaX4mvnyMZKRRjTvpYMWnt3FxKq3iCdkFQHFSt0/edit COVID Residents Open Letter]
  
 
=== [https://www.abettermit.com/ Campaign for a Better MIT] ===
 
=== [https://www.abettermit.com/ Campaign for a Better MIT] ===
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* [https://mla.hcommons.org/ MLA Commons]
 
* [https://mla.hcommons.org/ MLA Commons]
 
* [https://twitter.com/MLAnews Twitter]
 
* [https://twitter.com/MLAnews Twitter]
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=== [https://m4bl.org/ Movement for Black Lives] ===
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'''Issues:''' BIPOC/BAME network, COVID-19, temporary positions, unions
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'''Initiatives:'''
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* [https://m4bl.org/about-us/five-year-plan/ Project 2024]
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* [https://m4bl.org/policy-platforms/economic-justice/ Economic Justice policy platform]
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* [https://m4bl.org/covid-19-platform/ National Demands for COVID-19]
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* [https://m4bl.org/week-of-action/ Week of Action]
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* [https://m4bl.org/virtual-events/ Virtual Events]
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* [https://m4bl.org/join-our-movement/ Petition]
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'''Resources:'''
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* [https://m4bl.org/policy-platforms/ Policy Platforms]
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* [https://m4bl.org/mutual-aid/ Mutual Aid Resources]
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* [https://m4bl.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Safety-and-Infiltration-Documents-1.zip Resources on Safety and Infiltration] (.zip folder)
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'''Communication:'''
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* [https://www.facebook.com/mvmt4bl Facebook]
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* [https://www.instagram.com/mvmnt4blklives/ Instagram]
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* [https://twitter.com/Mvmnt4BlkLives Twitter]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZucZnzTUWIQlAibTAzKNA YouTube]
  
 
=== [https://www.museumdetox.org/ Museum Detox] ===
 
=== [https://www.museumdetox.org/ Museum Detox] ===
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* [https://nationalempnetwork.org/theory-practice-journal/ Journal]
 
* [https://nationalempnetwork.org/theory-practice-journal/ Journal]
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/5777503793/ Facebook]
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/5777503793/ Facebook]
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=== Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Workers ===
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'''Issues:''' unions
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'''Communication:''' [https://twitter.com/NHMWorkers Twitter]
  
 
=== [https://newenglandarchivists.org/ New England Archivists] ===
 
=== [https://newenglandarchivists.org/ New England Archivists] ===

Revision as of 19:53, 5 June 2020

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Contents

Related Groups, Initiatives, and Resources

This wiki page collects information about groups and campaigns working on labor issues in and adjacent to libraries, archives, and museums. Assembled and maintained by the DLF Labor Working Group.

Recommend a group or campaign for the list

Each entry below includes at least some of the following elements:

  • Group/campaign name
  • Issues covered
  • Initiatives
  • Resources
  • Bibliography
  • Communication channels

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#PROTECTLIBRARYWORKERS

Issues: COVID-19, organizing

Initiatives:

Resources:

AFSCME

Issues: unions

Initiatives: Cultural Workers United

Resources:

Bibliography:

Communication:

American Alliance of Museums

Issues: hiring, salaries, volunteers, gender equity

Resources:

Bibliography: For Love or Money: Confronting the State of Museum Salaries

Communication:

American Association of University Professors

Issues: temporary positions, unions

Initiatives:

Resources:

Bibliography: Reports & Publications

Communication:

American Historical Association

Issues: hiring, temporary position, unions

Resources:

Bibliography: Statement on Right to Engage in Collective Bargaining (2019)

Communication:

Archives & Records Association (UK)

Issues: salaries, volunteers

Initiatives: Pay Review 2018

Resources:

Archival Workers Emergency Fund

Issues: COVID-19, funding, temporary positions

Initiatives:

Resources: Resources for Displaced Archival Workers

Bibliography: Open Letter to the Archival Community re: Police Brutality

Communication: Twitter

Archive Staff Impact During COVID-19

Issues: COVID-19

Initiatives: Tracking spreadsheet

Archivist Salary Advocacy

Issues: salaries

Resources: Salary Spreadsheet

Communication: Google Group

Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York

Issues: hiring, internships, salaries

Resources: COVID-19 Resources

Bibliography: New Job Submission Policy

Communication:

ARLIS/NA Advocacy & Public Policy Committee

Issues: hiring, internships, salaries

Initiatives: News Alerts (see “Workplace” section)

Bibliography: Statement on Staff Reductions in Art Museum Libraries and Visual Resources Collections (December 2013)

Art + Museum Transparency

Issues: internships, salaries, unions

Resources:

Communication:

Association of Art Museum Directors

Issues: internships, salaries

Initiatives: Annual salary survey

Bibliography: Association of Art Museum Directors Passes Resolution Urging Art Museums to Provide Paid Internships (June 20, 2019)

Communication:

BIPOC Library Residents Mutual Aid

Issues: COVID-19, mutual aid, temporary positions

Initiatives:

Bibliography: COVID Residents Open Letter

Campaign for a Better MIT

Issues: benefits, salaries, temporary positions, unions

Initiatives: Forming a union: Support the MIT Library Workers

Communication:

Canadian Association of University Teachers / Association canadienne des professeures et professeurs d’université (CAUT)

Issues: COVID-19, unions

Initiatives: Librarians' and Archivists' Committee

Resources:

Bibliography:

Communication:

Coalition on the Academic Workforce

Issues: temporary positions

Resources: A Portrait of Part-Time Faculty Members: A Summary of Findings on Part-Time Faculty Respondents to the Coalition on the Academic Workforce Survey of Contingent Faculty Members and Instructors (2012)

Collections on Contract

Issues: temporary positions

Initiatives:

Communication:

Collective Responsibility: National Forum on Labor Practices for Grant-Funded Digital Positions

Issues: temporary positions

Initiatives:

  • advocacy toolkit
  • network for contingent workers
  • How to Talk About Collective Responsibility at Work

Resources:

Bibliography:

Communication:

Crowd Consortium

Issues: volunteers

Resources: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines (May 6, 2015)

DLF Labor Working Group

Issues: COVID-19, hiring, salaries, temporary positions

Resources:

Communication:

Emergency Workplace Organizing Committee

Issues: COVID-19, organizing

Initiatives: Organize your Workplace against COVID-19 / Organice su lugar de trabajo contra el COVID-19

Resources: Orientation Guide

EveryLibrary Institute

Issues: COVID-19, funding

Initiatives: Help a Library Worker Out (HALO) Fund

Communication:

Fair Museum Jobs

Issues: COVID-19, hiring, internships, salaries, volunteers

Initiatives: Our Campaigns - a list of the organisations we’ve contacted, why contacted them, and how they responded

Resources: Resources

Bibliography:

Communication:

Front of House in Museums (FoHMuseums)

Issues: COVID-19, temporary positions, valuing labor

Initiatives:

Resources: Front of House in Museums Survey 2019

Bibliography:

Communication:

Gender Equity in Museums Movement

Issues: gender equity

Resources:

Bibliography:

Communication:

Hiring Librarians

Issues: hiring, salaries

Initiatives:

Resources:

Humanities Technology (UCLA)

Issues: internships, temporary positions

Resources: A Student Collaborators’ Bill of Rights (June 8, 2015) || ||

Communication:

Information Maintainers

Initiatives: advocacy toolkit

Bibliography: Information Maintenance as a Practice of Care: An Invitation to Reflect and Share (June 17, 2019)

Communication: Google Group

Labor Notes

Issues: unions

Resources:

Communication:

Library Salaries Inequity

Issues: salaries

Resources: resource list

Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC)

Issues: mentoring, mutual aid

Initiatives:

Communication:

Modern Language Association

Issues: hiring, salaries, temporary positions

Initiatives:

Bibliography:

Communication:

Movement for Black Lives

Issues: BIPOC/BAME network, COVID-19, temporary positions, unions

Initiatives:

Resources:

Communication:

Museum Detox

Issues: COVID-19, BIPOC/BAME network

Initiatives:

Resources: Coronavirus Covid-19: Information and guidance

Communication:

Museum Staff Impact During COVID-19

Issues: COVID-19

Initiatives: tracking spreadsheet

Museum Workers Speak

Issues: COVID-19, funding, mutual aid

Initiatives:

Resources: Resources

Bibliography: Statement (May 1, 2020)

Communication:

Music Library Association

Issues: COVID-19

Initiatives: MLA Emergency Relief Fund

Resources: MLA Survey of Personnel Characteristics (2009)

Communication:

National Council on Public History

Issues: hiring

Resources: Best Practices in Public History: Job Postings (March 2019)

Communication:

National Emerging Museum Professionals Network

Issues: hiring, salaries

Initiatives:

Communication:

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Workers

Issues: unions

Communication: Twitter

New England Archivists

Issues: temporary positions

Initiatives: New England Archivists Contingent Employment Study (January 2017)

Bibliography: NEA Statement on Contingent Employment (2018)

Communication:

Northwest Archivists

Issues: internships

Initiatives:

Resources:

Bibliography:

Communication

@OrganizingLIS

Issues: hiring, internships, salaries, signal boosting, temporary positions, unions

Communication: Twitter

Postdoctoral Laborers Group

Issues: temporary positions

Resources: Postdoctoral Bill of Rights (April 9, 2019)

Communication: Google Group

Precarity in Libraries

Issues: temporary positions

Resources:

Bibliography:

Communication: Twitter

Progressive Librarians Guild

Issues: salaries, temporary positions, unions

Communication:

Society of American Archivists Accessibility & Disability Section

Issues: accessibility of work environment, disability equity, hiring, salaries, temporary positions

Resources:

Communication:

Society of American Archivists Committee on Public Awareness

Issues: salaries, signal boosting, student loan debt

Initiatives: Responses & Retrospectives series on ArchivesAWARE blog

Bibliography:

Communication:

Society of American Archivists Council

Issues: internships, volunteers

Initiatives:

Resources:

Bibliography: Only Paid Internships to Be Posted to the SAA Career Center (July 9, 2019)

Society of American Archivists Issues & Advocacy Section

Issues: salaries, temporary positions

Initiatives: Temporary Labor Survey

Resources: Advocacy Toolkit

Bibliography: Archivists on the Issues: Rare & Ephemeral: a snapshot of full-time New England archives jobs, 2018-2019

Communication:

Society of American Archivists Students and New Archives Professionals Section

Issues: internships, hiring

Initiatives:

Communication:

Society of American Archivists Women Archivists Section

Issues: gender equity, salaries

Resources: The 2017 WArS/SAA Salary Survey: Initial Results and Analysis

Society of California Archivists

Issues: hiring, internships, salaries, temporary positions, unions

Initiatives: Task Force on Labor Issues within the Profession (2019-2021)

Bibliography: Statement in Support of Temporary Archivists at UCLA

Communication:

Society of Southwest Archivists

Issues: salaries

Resources: Archives Regional Salary Research

Bibliography:

Communication:

Tech Workers Coalition

Issues: unions

Resources:

Communication:

UC-AFT Unit 17 (UC Librarians)

Issues: unions

Initiatives: Precarity, academic freedom, professional development, working conditions, housing, and the next contract

Resources:

Communication:

UCLA Six (Temporary Librarians)

Issues: temporary positions

Initiatives: Open Letter (June 2018)

Bibliography:

Communication: TinyLetter

United Academics of the University of Oregon

Issues: salaries, temporary positions, unions

Resources:

Bibliography:

Communication:

University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA)

Issues: benefits, salaries, temporary positions, unions

Resources:

Communication:

We Here

Issues: BIPOC/BAME network

Initiatives: Community School

Resources:

Bibliography: up//root

Communication:

Workers for Workers

Issues: organizing, temporary positions

Initiatives:

Resources:

Communication:

You Ought to Be Ashamed

Issues: hiring, salaries, signal boosting, temporary positions, volunteers

Initiatives: job posting reviews

Communication: blog