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Series consists primarily of records pertaining to Walsh's practice as a labour consultant, along with files and other material concerning his work for Native organizations and other activities. Included are correspondence, reports, negotiations papers, minutes, photographs, and other records concerning services he provided to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, the Letter Carriers Union of Canada, the Canadian Postmasters Association, the Sudbury Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, the Ontario Nurses Association, the Service Employees International Union, and several other unions; the files pertain to assistance in contract negotiations, the drafting of constitutions, labour education courses, and other services that Walsh provided to these labour organizations. Other textual records in this series pertain to the Dene Nation and the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada and their negotiations with the Canadian government, general aspects of labour arbitration, research on wage rates and agreements, the disarmament group Veterans Against Nuclear Arms, labour history and Walsh's contacts with historians, newspaper articles referring to Walsh and his labour career, labour and social protest music, and other topics. Photographic material in the series consists of: a portrait of Walsh speaking, possibly in Thompson, Manitoba, probably in the 1970s or 80s; a group portrait of the Council of Postal Unions (Letter Carriers Union of Canada and Canadian Union of Postal Workers) negotiating team, including Walsh and representatives from both unions, 1970; and a portrait of Walsh serving as a judge at the Toronto Labour Day parade, 4 September 1989.
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