A Voice in the city

United States, 1967

Film
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Describes the routine daily activities of a union representative member of a District Council in New York City, who looks after the interests of a number of legal municipal unions. Throughout a typically busy week, she mediates on behalf of one local union, settles the grievance of another and recruits members for a new maintenance workers union. Illustrates the important role of the labour union in a democratic society and the many satisfaction’s it offers those who work within it.

Credits

producer/director

Morten Parker

production company

Parker Film Associates

Language

English

Duration

00:27:53:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30148

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Grievance procedures

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Job satisfaction

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → New York (N.Y.)

Documentary

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Democracy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor and laboring classes - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Trade-unions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Trade-unions - Officials and employees

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Grievance procedures

Places → New York (N.Y.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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