Joint Industry Board for the Electrical Contracting Industry (JIB) and regional joint industry boards

Scope and Content

This collection contains: minutes and papers of the organising committee, the National Board, the management committee and regional joint industry boards, 1939-2010; correspondence, papers and publications, 1922-2011. The regional board papers include some relating to claims for unfair dismissal.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Joint Industry Board for the Electrical Contracting Industry was established with effect from January 1968 by the Electrical Trades' Union and the National Federated Electrical Association "to regulate and control employment and productive capacity within the Industry and the level of skill and proficiency, wages and welfare benefits of persons concerned in the Industry."

Reference: JIB Handbook, 2009 (794/16/1), pages 4 and 6 .

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

These records were deposited at the Centre by the Joint Industry Board in June 2011, December 2012 and January 2013.

Other Finding Aids

Related Material

The Centre also holds records of Sickness Benefits (Electrical) Limited and Specialist Trades Holiday Scheme Limited, companies taken over by the JIB.