Letter from UFCT President Requesting Contributions to UFCT Legal Defense Fund
In this letter, Israel Kugler, president of the United Federation of College Teachers (UFCT), asks for voluntary contributions to a Legal Defense Fund. The funds, he explains, would used to meet the high costs of implementing the contract of 1969 and to further the efforts of the UFCT to organize in private colleges. While resistance from an employer in the implementation of a first contract is not unusual, it nonetheless had a considerable impact on the financial viability of the UFCT, forcing Kugler to take the unusual step of asking the UFCT’s members for additional contributions beyond their typical dues.
Source | Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Creator | Kugler, Israel Date Created | October 14, 1970 Rights | Obtain From Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Item Type | Text (Diary / Correspondence) Cite This document | Kugler, Israel, “Letter from UFCT President Requesting Contributions to UFCT Legal Defense Fund,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed December 11, 2019, https://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/3252.