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2017-05-01 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-05-01 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for May 1, 2017.


A Quantitative Examination Of The Relationship Between Perceived Job Satisfaction And Organizational Commitment In Small Business Employees In The Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area, Tammy Brown 2017 Liberty University

A Quantitative Examination Of The Relationship Between Perceived Job Satisfaction And Organizational Commitment In Small Business Employees In The Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area, Tammy Brown

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

The Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) has an average turnover that exceeds the national and regional average. Organizational turnover unfavorably influences productivity and has the potential to adversely affect, not only the Lynchburg MSA, but also the regional, state, and national economy. This quantitative non-experimental, correlational research examined the relationship between perceived job satisfaction and organizational commitment in the Lynchburg MSA. The results of this research supports earlier research and demonstrated a statistically significant positive relationship existed between perceived job satisfaction and organizational commitment in small business employees in the Lynchburg MSA. The results may serve as beneficial to small ...


Broken Glass: The Decline Of Corporate Paternalism And Welfare Capitalism, A Critical Analysis Of One Company’S Systematic Socio-Economic Metamorphosis, Doug Bruno 2017 Northern Michigan University

Broken Glass: The Decline Of Corporate Paternalism And Welfare Capitalism, A Critical Analysis Of One Company’S Systematic Socio-Economic Metamorphosis, Doug Bruno

Conspectus Borealis

No abstract provided.


The Role Of Strategic Attorney Behavior In The Increase In Federal Wage And Hour Litigation, Rwanda Smith, Sunmi Hirata, Monica Shen 2017 Georgia State University

The Role Of Strategic Attorney Behavior In The Increase In Federal Wage And Hour Litigation, Rwanda Smith, Sunmi Hirata, Monica Shen

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


2017-04-03 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-04-03 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for April 3, 2017.


2017-04-03 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-04-03 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress minutes for April 3, 2017.


Community Workforce Provisions In Project Labor Agreements: A Tool For Building Middle-Class Careers, Maria Figueroa, Jeffrey Grabelsky, Ryan Lamare 2017 Cornell University

Community Workforce Provisions In Project Labor Agreements: A Tool For Building Middle-Class Careers, Maria Figueroa, Jeffrey Grabelsky, Ryan Lamare

Jeffrey Grabelsky

[Excerpt] Project Labor Agreements are comprehensive contracts between a construction client and a consortium of unions. They have been used in the construction industry for over 60 years to achieve uniform labor standards, stability and high quality for large construction projects, and are currently evolving to address broader social and community issues. Community Workforce Agreements are PLAs that contain social investment or targeted hiring provisions to create employment and career path opportunities for individuals from low income communities.

Pioneering examples of CWAs included the Los Angeles Community College District PLA (signed in April of 2001), providing for 30 percent of ...


How To Conduct A Mini-Ethnographic Case Study: A Guide For Novice Researchers, Patricia I. Fusch Ph.D., Gene E. Fusch, Lawrence R. Ness 2017 Walden University

How To Conduct A Mini-Ethnographic Case Study: A Guide For Novice Researchers, Patricia I. Fusch Ph.D., Gene E. Fusch, Lawrence R. Ness

The Qualitative Report

The authors present how to construct a mini-ethnographic case study design with the benefit of an ethnographic approach bounded within a case study protocol that is more feasible for a student researcher with limited time and finances. The novice researcher should choose a design that enables one to best answer the research question. Secondly, one should choose the design that assists the researcher in reaching data saturation. Finally, the novice researcher must choose the design in which one can complete the study within a reasonable time frame with minimal cost. This is particularly important for student researchers. One can blend ...


Interest-Based Bargaining: Changing Employer-Employee Relations At Youngstown State University, Patrick W. Carlton 2017 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Interest-Based Bargaining: Changing Employer-Employee Relations At Youngstown State University, Patrick W. Carlton

Public Policy and Leadership Faculty Publications

This study is based upon interviews conducted with over two dozen individuals centrally involved with the collective bargaining movement at Youngstown State University of Ohio. (YSU) The experiences and memories of several participants extend back to the 1960’s, at which time they were newly appointed faculty members. Within the group are several retired persons who spoke from the comfortable position of relative political invulnerability. Others were at the time of their interviews actively engaged in university teaching and administration. Initial interviews concerning the newly-established Interest-based bargaining process took place within eight months of the negotiatory events, well before the ...


2017-03-08 Election Notification, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-03-08 Election Notification, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress election notification from March 8, 2017.


2017-03-06 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-03-06 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for March 6, 2017.


2017-03-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-03-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for March 3, 2017.


Garment Workers In Kentucky Oral History Project (Fa 865), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Garment Workers In Kentucky Oral History Project (Fa 865), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 865. Interviews conducted by Lisa Karen Miller containing details about the lives of garment workers in Kentucky and Tennessee. Some of the topics included were technological changes, job layoffs, and labor unions.


The Power Of A Presumption: California As A Laboratory For Unauthorized Immigrant Workers’ Rights, Kati L. Griffith 2017 Cornell University

The Power Of A Presumption: California As A Laboratory For Unauthorized Immigrant Workers’ Rights, Kati L. Griffith

Kati Griffith

In recent years, California has served as the primary laboratory for policy experimentation related to unauthorized immigrant workers’ rights. No other state, to date, has advanced comparable policy initiatives that preserve state-provided workers’ rights regardless of immigration status. Through close examination of two open Supremacy Clause questions under California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Act, the article illustrates that states can, as a constitutional matter, and should, as a policy matter, serve as laboratories for unauthorized immigrant worker rights. Exploring the outer boundaries of state action in this area is particularly compelling given the significant labor force participation of unauthorized immigrants ...


2017-02-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-02-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for February 6, 2017.


2017-02-06 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-02-06 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for February 6, 2017.


The Power Of A Presumption: California As A Laboratory For Unauthorized Immigrant Workers’ Rights, Kati L. Griffith 2017 Cornell University

The Power Of A Presumption: California As A Laboratory For Unauthorized Immigrant Workers’ Rights, Kati L. Griffith

Articles and Chapters

In recent years, California has served as the primary laboratory for policy experimentation related to unauthorized immigrant workers’ rights. No other state, to date, has advanced comparable policy initiatives that preserve state-provided workers’ rights regardless of immigration status. Through close examination of two open Supremacy Clause questions under California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Act, the article illustrates that states can, as a constitutional matter, and should, as a policy matter, serve as laboratories for unauthorized immigrant worker rights. Exploring the outer boundaries of state action in this area is particularly compelling given the significant labor force participation of unauthorized immigrants ...


Organizing Faculty Unions In A Right-To-Work Environment, Thomas Auxter 2017 University of Florida

Organizing Faculty Unions In A Right-To-Work Environment, Thomas Auxter

Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy

Right-to-work states are generally considered to be hostile environments for public employees who try to organize and secure union representation in order to maintain rights to fair treatment and just compensation through collective bargaining over an extended period of time.However, in one right-to-work state, Florida, we find examples of unions that have managed to survive and develop over decades. To understand the significance of this phenomenon, we need to ask several questions. What conditions make this possible? What kinds of unions are favored by these conditions? What goals can unions realistically expect to set? What would it take for ...


Protecting Shared Governance Through Collective Bargaining: Models Used By Aaup Chapters, Michael Mauer Esq. 2017 American Association of University Professors

Protecting Shared Governance Through Collective Bargaining: Models Used By Aaup Chapters, Michael Mauer Esq.

Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy

No abstract provided.


What Factors Affect The Time It Takes To Negotiate Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreements?, Daniel J. Julius, Nicholas DiGiovanni Jr. 2017 New Jersey City University

What Factors Affect The Time It Takes To Negotiate Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreements?, Daniel J. Julius, Nicholas Digiovanni Jr.

Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy

Two straight-forward but complex questions are addressed: how much time does it take to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement covering faculty in post-secondary institutions and what factors influence in the length of time involved? Are there any responses which will make sense? Can we offer any guidance? Permit first a few anecdotal stories and then a discussion about the internal and external factors that inform the answer to these questions and why the best answer may well be, “it depends.”


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