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Collective Bargaining In American Higher Education, Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Daniel B. Klaff, Adam T. Kezbom, Matthew P. Nagowski Jan 2004

Collective Bargaining In American Higher Education, Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Daniel B. Klaff, Adam T. Kezbom, Matthew P. Nagowski

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[Excerpt] No discussion of governance in higher education would be complete without a consideration of the role of collective bargaining. Historically, most researchers interested in the subject have directed their attention to the unionization of faculty members. Given several recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that leave open the possibility that unionization of faculty in private colleges and universities may increase in the future, we discuss collective bargaining for faculty in the first section (Leatherman 2000, A16).

Recently, however, attention has been also directed at the unionization of two other groups in the higher education workforce. Activists ...


Trends In Selection And Training Of International Union Staff: Implications For University And College Labor Education, Lois S. Gray Mar 1980

Trends In Selection And Training Of International Union Staff: Implications For University And College Labor Education, Lois S. Gray

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[Excerpt] Reflecting increasing complexity of functions, American labor unions are turning to technically rained specialists for a variety of staff functions and giving increased support to education for staff. What are the implications for university and college labor education centers?