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ERIC Number: ED426717
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-May
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
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Further Observations on Collective Bargaining.
Grede, John F.
This 1976 document discusses the growth and impact of collective bargaining on higher education, based on examples from the City Colleges of Chicago (Illinois). The paper provides background information on the growth of unions in higher education, highlights the differing perceptions of unions, describes the components of a union contract, and lists specific actions for administrators to take when engaging in collective bargaining. Included are discussions on: (1) dealing with unions; (2) faculty unionism; (3) the external union; (4) perceptions; (5) union security, specifically dues checkoff, type of organization, restrictions on other organizations, protection of the integrity of the bargaining unit, released time for union chapter officers and grievance chairmen, and discipline and reprisals; (6) the grievance mechanism; (7) standardization of personnel practices; (8) de-emphasis on departmental decisions; (9) continuous negotiations; (10) status quo; (11) budget; (12) specific actions; (13) organization and preparation; (14) the first contract; (15) the sacrosanct contract; (16) defining the bargaining unit; (17) scope of agreement; (18) contract duration; (19) leverage, including appeal to authority, personal insult, threats, demeaning, stalling, fatigue, the use of experts, consultants, and witnesses, demand for written counter proposals, demand for data and other information; (20) strike; (21) court action; and (22) students. (AS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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