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Series II: Archived Websites


15 websites in 15 archived websites.

Scope and Content Note

The Technical, Office and Professional (TOP) Union, Local 2110, is an amalgamated union with contracts covering workers in universities, publishing, museums, law firms and other offices, including teachers, secretaries, administrators, editors, computer operators, librarians, museum curators, typesetters and graphic artists in New York City. They promote benefits such as childcare, flex-time, job classification, domestic partner benefits and family leave. They are affiliated with the UAW and AFL-CIO. The website includes a listing of affiliated workplaces and organizing committees, workshops and classes, and collective bargaining agreements. From 2009-2012, the website had more of a focus on action and organizing campaigns, such as the 2008 presidential election, TA & RA Bargaining Rights Act, Tenement Museum Educators organizing, NYU graduate employees union recognition, UAW Gimme 5 program, Harper's Magazine organizing, Wisconsin workers solidarity, Occupy Wall Street solidarity, and contract negotiations at Columbia University, Teachers College, and Barnard College. From 2012 onwards the website redesigned and mostly consisted of PDFs of contracts and memoranda of agreements for the Local's workplaces. Workplaces represented over time have include the American Civil Liberties Union, Ames & Rollinson, AMSCO School Publications, Asian American Writers Workshop, Barnard College, Barnard Contingent Faculty, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn Friends School, Center for Reproductive Rights, Children's Museum of the Arts, Church World Service, Columbia University, DASNY: Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, GOLES: Good Old Lower East Side, HarperCollins Publishers, Harper's Magazine, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, HFA: New York State Housing Finance Agency, ICCR: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, Mercy College, Monthly Review, Ms. Foundation for Women, Museum of Modern Art, New York, National Council of Churches, New Press, New York Civil Liberties Union, New York University & NYU Poly Graduate Assistants (GSOC-UAW), New-York Historical Society, NYSHCR: New York State Homes and Community Renewal, Pearson Longman Publishers, Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman, P.C., Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Inc., SONYMA: State of New York Mortgage Agency, Stamford Advocate, State Bank of India, TCI: Technical Careers Institute, Teachers College, Tenement Museum, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Shed, Transportation Alternatives, Union Theological Seminary and the Village Voice. In 2023, the Facebook page was added to capture materials related to unit strikes and other news.

Also includes information on the HarperCollins Union strike. On October 17, 2022, workers in editorial, sales, publicity, design, legal, and marketing departments at HarperCollins authorized a strike, which began on November 20, 2022. The HarperCollins Union is a unit of UAW Local 2110. The Linktree and Twitter include information on the strike hardship fund, press releases, diversity reports, strike support assets, and images and videos from the picket line.

The Film Forum Union, established in 2022, represents full-time and part-time staffers in the theater, programming, publicity, facility, and administration at the independent movie theater, Film Forum. The union is part of UAW, Local 2110. In 2023, the union began bargaining with Film Forum management.

The Brooklyn Museum union represents full and part-time, professional and non-professional staff at Brooklyn Museum. The union was formed in May 2021. The website contains an FAQ, support information, and links to news reports on the union.

Formed in August 2021, the Guggenheim Museum union represents full-time and part-time curators, conservators, editors and other employees. The website contains an FAQ and news reports on the union.

Transportation Alternatives Union, formed in August 2020 represents full-time and part-time data services assistants, digital production coordinators, graphic designers, art director, marketing coordinators, communications associates, special projects associates, operations coordinators, Queens Organizer, Brooklyn Organizer, Staten Island Organizer, Manhattan Organizer, Bronx Organizer, development coordinator, senior editor and communications strategist, CRM & Systems Assistant and Families for Safe Streets Organizer at Transportation Alternatives. Their first contact was agreed upon in June 2021.

Formed in March 2021, Studio in a School Union represents educators and administrators at Studio in a School. The websites contains an FAQ, information on the School's anti-union campaign, and membership cards. Their first contract was signed in March 2022.

Maine PMA Union, formed in September 2020, represents workers at the Portland Museum of Art in Portland, Maine. The website contains information on the union, mutual aid fund for the workers, community support letters, response to an anti-union campaign by the museum, an open letter from organizers on why they formed the union, and the National Labor Relations Board decision. Their first contract was signed in October 2021.

Brooklyn Friends School Union, formed in May 2019, represents teachers, office workers, and cafeteria and maintenance staff at the Brooklyn Friends School. The website mostly contains information about their rally and strike in Fall 2020, as well as letters of support, strike testimonials, and response from the union on the school's anti union campaign. In March 2021, their first contract was ratified.

BAMunion, established in 2019, represents workers in general management, marketing, finance, telefund, ticket services, facilities, and more at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). Their first contract was agreed upon in 2020. The website contains an FAQ and information on the union.

The Hispanic Society Union represents workers at the Hispanic Society and Library. In 2017, the Hispanic Society closed for renovations and led to the formation of the union in 2021. In March 2023, the union went on an 8 week strike. In May 2023, the approved their first contract. The linktree contains news about the strike, press releases about the strike, and a hardship fund for striking members. Also includes a letter from the staff of the Hispanic Society of America to the Board regarding their lack of good faith bargaining with UAW Local 2110.

The Whitney Museum Union was formed in April 2021 and is a part of UAW, Local 2110. The union represents educators, curators, designers, front desk and gallery attendants, exhibition coordinators and registrars, production and facilities staff, fundraisers, editors, archivists, custodians, and other non-managerial employees at the Whitney Museum. Their first agreement was recognized in February 2023.


New site crawls are accrued semiannually.


Crawl was limited to domains, subdomains, and units of in order to remain within the collection scope and data constraints.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Due to technical or privacy issues, archived websites may not be exact copies of the original website at the time of the web crawl. Certain file types will not be captured dependent on how they are embedded in the site. Other parts of websites that the crawler has difficulty capturing includes Javascript, streaming content, database-driven content, and highly interactive content. Full-Text searches of archived websites are available at

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
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