ERIC Number: ED241988
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Negotiations Benchmark II. A Report of School District Employment Practices and Collective Bargaining, 1976-77 to 1981-82.
Ohio School Boards Association, Columbus.
Survey data from 277 Ohio school districts (43 percent of those queried) are collected here in order to analyze trends in the use of statutory and negotiated benefits and collective bargaining with reference to a similar survey published in 1977. Based on surveys returned, information is organized into separate sections for classroom teachers and for noncertificated employees. An initial brief summary lists significant findings, such as the fact that over 93 percent of the boards negotiate with teachers and about 65 percent negotiate with noncertificated employees. Other findings noted include a decrease in the number of hours spent on negotiations and the number of negotiations that went to impasse, a steady decrease in the number of classroom teachers employed in Ohio, a fluctuation in the number of strikes, and the fact that nearly 60 percent of teachers and 50 percent of noncertificated employees are on continuing contracts. The following topics are covered for both teachers and noncertificated employees: employment and turnover, negotiations, staffing, salaries and scheduling, leaves and absences, grievances, strikes, nonrenewals and reductions in force, and computation of total compensation. Brief narrative analyses accompany graphs summarizing the data. A copy of the survey and a list of districts responding are appended. (MJL)
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Collective Bargaining, Contracts, Educational Administration, Employment Practices, Employment Statistics, Fringe Benefits, Grievance Procedures, Labor Relations, Personnel Policy, Public School Teachers, Questionnaires, Reduction in Force, Salary Wage Differentials, School Personnel, Scope of Bargaining, Strikes
Publications, Ohio School Boards Association, P.O. Box 231, Westerville, OH 43081 ($5.00; quantity discounts; postage and handling additional on all orders).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio School Boards Association, Columbus.