ERIC Number: ED383374
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Faculty Collective Bargaining at Exclusively Two-Year Colleges.
Annunziato, Frank R.
National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions Newsletter, v23 n2 Apr-May 1995
This newsletter presents information about faculty collective bargaining at two-year colleges during 1994. The newsletter indicates the following: (1) two-year colleges accounted for 349 (69%) of the 502 faculty higher education collective bargaining agents; (2) two-year college faculty accounted for 43% of the 242,221 faculty members represented by bargaining agents at all institutions; (3) 339 of the 432 public sector two- and four-year faculty collective bargaining agents were established at two-year colleges; (4) unions bargained for 587 faculty members at exclusively private two-year institutions, representing only 5.5% of all the private sector faculty members covered by collective bargaining agreements; (5) collectively, the ten largest states account for 87.5% of all unionized faculty at two-year colleges in all states; (6) the three largest unions were the National Education Association (accounting for 191 agents with contracts covering 43,692 faculty of 376 campuses), the American Federation of Teachers (accounting for 116 agents with contracts covering 41,734 faculty on 218 campuses), and the American Association of University Professors (accounting for nine agents covering 2,425 faculty on 17 campuses); (7) between 1966 and 1994, there were 95 two-year college faculty strikes, representing 58% of all faculty strikes during the same period; and (8) while the number of faculty strikes has declined since the 1970's, the proportion of two-year faculty strikes has declined at a faster rate. The newsletter also includes information on new union affiliations and public sector compensation increases. (MAB)
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Organizations, Higher Education, Labor Relations, Negotiation Agreements, Private Colleges, Public Colleges, Teacher Strikes, Two Year Colleges, Unions
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
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.