The collection consists of tape recordings and transcripts of oral interviews with 19 individuals prominent in labour relations in New Brunswick. They are: James Addison, Edward Charlton, N. Douglas Cochrane, Frank X. Crilley, Alfred J. Doucet, Donald C. Duffie, Hugh John Flemming, Edgar E. Fournier, Milton Gregg, Henry Harm, Donald Macdonald, Angus Macleod, Ben Medjuck, John A. Paterson, Horace Pettigrove, Joseph P. Vandenbroeck and H.D. Woods.
Topics include personal recollections of employment and early education as well as personal participation in union affairs and industrial relations from both sides. The activities of provincial and federal governments in the field of labour relations and development of major industrial systems in the province are discussed. The interviewees represent the view points of labour, industry, and government.