ERIC Number: ED331403
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jan
Directory of Non-Faculty Bargaining Agents in Institutions of Higher Education.
Douglas, Joel M.
The directory presents data obtained from a 1989 survey resulting in responses from 2190 college campuses concerning unionization among their approximately 250,000 non-faculty personnel. An introductory essay describes the background of the study and notes such findings as the existence of non-faculty bargaining agreements at 775 campuses, with unionization occurring at more public than private and more two-year than four-year colleges. Eighty-nine percent of campuses reporting non-faculty collective bargaining agreements were located in four regions: New England, Mideast, Great Lakes, and Far West. Only 4.4% of campuses in the southeast, south central, and southwest United States reported non-faculty unionization. Bargaining units were divided into six types: clerical, professional, technical, health care, blue collar, and police. Clerical workers were the most heavily unionized. Twenty-seven different national unions were represented. The data are presented by institution within each state and include types of workers unionized, their numbers, the union agent, and type of institution. Tables also provide information on geographic distribution of the institutions with bargaining agreements, a data summary by public and private institutions, and the status of public sector collective bargaining legislation. A listing of the bargaining agents cited is included. (DB)
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Colleges, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Labor Legislation, Labor Relations, National Surveys, Negotiation Agreements, Private Sector, Public Sector, School Personnel, Unions, Universities
National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, Baruch College, CUNY, 17 Lexington Ave., Box 322, New York, NY 10010 ($35.00).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Bernard Baruch Coll. National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions.