This small collection includes files of printed circulars and other literature (U DX125/1-12) produced by the National Union of Public Employees (NUPE) between 1984 and 1987. The files contain circulars of NUPE and other bodies, distributed by NUPE, relating to various public sector workers' issues including salaries, annual leave, working conditions and local government superannuation schemes. Further items relate to NUPE's work and negotiations with other organisations such as the Whitley Councils for the Health Services, the National Joint Council for Local Authorities' Administrative, Professional, Technical and Clerical Services and the Trades Union Congress. NUPE items include minutes of meetings of the Executive Council, reports of national negotiations, reports of NUPE national conferences and information bulletins from the NUPE research department. There are also items relating to NUPE's activities concerning government initiatives such as Health Service Reorganisation, Water Reorganisation and Local Government Reorganisation.
Other items in the collection include transcripts of tape-recorded conversations of Peter Wyncoll with Nottingham militants such as Jack Charlesworth and Ernest Cant (U DX125/13). There are also typescript copies of documents issued by the Nottingham General Strike Committee in 1926, which comprises copies of some editions of the Nottingham Strike Bulletin and a file of [exhibition] items relating to working class conditions in Hackney (1770s-1940s) (U DX125/14).