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First Contract Meeting

This photograph shows the first meeting of the newly formed Professional Staff Congress (PSC) contract negotiating committee with CUNY administration. Negotiations were difficult and an agreement was not reached until July 1973.

Pictured here from the left, facing the camera, are PSC team members Harold Wilson, the leader of the College Laboratory Technicians Chapter, Ada Agronin from Queens College, Irving Panken, a PSC staff member, Israel Kugler, the PSC Deputy President, Arnold Cantor, the Executive Director of the union, Belle Zeller, the President of the PSC, Irwin Polishook from Lehman College, Claude Campbell, from Staten Island Community College, and Samuel Ehrenpreis, from Bronx Community College.
Source | Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Creator | Unknown
Date Created | 1972 (Circa)
Rights | Obtain From Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Item Type | Still Image (Photograph)
Cite This document | Unknown, “First Contract Meeting,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed June 18, 2019,

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