RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 64091499 LA English T1 National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. Series 6, Subseries 1. John Connorton interview, A1 National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees., YR 1977 AB The Connorton interview focuses on the roles played by city and state politicians in securing collective bargaining legislation for hospital workers; on the role of the Permanent Administrative Committee (PAC) in seeking peaceful settlement of labor disputes; on various aspects of hospital administration; and on the activities of 1199 officers. Connorton comments on the formation of the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA); on his own relationship with Mayor Wagner; and on objections of 1199 to industry-wide bargaining. He also comments on the New York City labor leadership; on the Rockefeller-Carlino influence on the passage of New York State collective bargaining legislation for hospital workers; on the PAC's attempts to make peaceful settlements; and the participation of management and city officials in hospital-union relations. He also expresses his views on the League of Voluntary Hospitals' (LVH) policy towards unions; on labor-management cooperation in problem solving; on the handling of GNYHA legislative activities in Albany; on the rearrangement of hospital boards of directors and appointments of consumers to hospital boards; on the financial accountability of hospitals; on David Livingston (president, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, District 65) participating on the PAC; on Elliott Godoff's role in organizing hospitals; and on Leon Davis' politics and personality.