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Managing Internal Tensions In Contract Negotiations: A Perspective From The Academic Union’S Side, John Allison, Jonathan Blitz Jan 2019

Managing Internal Tensions In Contract Negotiations: A Perspective From The Academic Union’S Side, John Allison, Jonathan Blitz

Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy

Academic collective bargaining, like all collective bargaining, presupposes conflicts between goals of the administration and the academic union. The represented parties on both sides, as well as the general public, typically perceive conflicts in collective bargaining in that way. However, both the administration’s and union’s bargaining teams must substantially resolve internal conflicts among the teams‘ own represented parties before the teams can hope to achieve an acceptable collective-bargaining agreement (i.e., a binding contract). After briefly addressing the very real strengths of academic unions in collective bargaining, we will at greater length explain the origin, nature, and usually imperfect resolution of …


Central Kitsap Education Association--Central Kitsap School District: A Study Of Negotiations And The Decision-Making Process For The 1971-72 School Year, Ronald Louis Gillespie Jan 1972

Central Kitsap Education Association--Central Kitsap School District: A Study Of Negotiations And The Decision-Making Process For The 1971-72 School Year, Ronald Louis Gillespie

All Master's Theses

This paper presents a study of the relationship between the Central Kitsap Education Association and the Central Kitsap School District. The Association went to impasse with the District on May 31, 1972. This study will examine how the negotiations process broke down to cause such a situation. A close look will be given to the procedural and legal relations between the District and Association. Recommendations will be given as a result of an analysis of the District-Association relationship. The major recommendation will be joint definition of terms.