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Workload and productivity bargaining in higher education

Joel M. Douglas

Workload and productivity bargaining in higher education

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Published by National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, Baruch College, City University of New York in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • College teachers -- United States -- Workload.,
  • College teachers -- Salaries, etc. -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Joel M. Douglas, Loren A. Krause, Leonard Winogora.
    SeriesMonograph - National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, City University of New York ; no. 3
    ContributionsKrause, Loren A., Winogora, Leonard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2331 .D63
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 21 p. ;
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17763811M

    Overwhelmed with multiple obligations, I reflected that many of the things I was struggling to accomplish had once lit up my daily routine with the enticing gleam of a new opportunity: a way to satisfy a burning curiosity and to follow ideas where they lead. Managers are using these tools to make decisions about who gets hired, fired and promoted, how work is organized and evaluated, and how work hours are scheduled, often without the consent or input of workers. Privatization of operations and maintenance functions has been used in transit to lower wage and benefit standards, and privatization has been rampant in the public sector generally. Inmen were almost twice as likely as women to be represented at work. References Arnold, G.

    Thanks to the hard work of disabled academics, conversations are emerging about the experiences of early career researchers, as well as more established academics. According to projections by the U. Many couples manage to juggle work and family; indeed, sometimes not through choice but to keep afloat financially. However, some lessons may be drawn from the evidence for Argentina, a country with high coverage rates where policy reforms in the early s weakened industry-wide bargaining. Promotion procedures should take into account the effects of disability — and all staff should be made aware of that. Amazon, for example, is extremely profitable, but the logistics firms on which it relies are not.

    But more must be done to identify and develop talented, diverse leaders. Congress initially established collective bargaining rights through the Railway Labor Act in The literature is much sparser on labor market institutions and economic outcomes outside the Western world and in less developed economies. Individual states also regulate collective bargaining and enforce agreements under state laws that typically extend rights to public employees, including police officers, firefighters, and teachers. The more well-trained workers employed by a firm, the more that firm can theoretically produce.


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In almost every sector, from IT to biotech, nanotech and clean tech, it has been U.

Collective bargaining in developing countries

So I did something about it. Jim Woodgett is director of research and senior investigator at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute in Toronto. During the last five very busy weeks I have had five papers, not one of which was fit for publication in a first-class scientific journal.

You can find information related to collective bargaining at Scope of Bargaining Map compiled by the National Council on Teacher Quality. Hedrick, D. But neither did my influence within the university. The care economy is expected to grow in the future, and most of these workers are women, and many are immigrants and people of color.

Since the s, approximately worker centers have been created. For example, for many years we have advocated for an industrial policy to create and sustain good jobs in the manufacturing sector.

As explained in a presentation to our commission by Dean David Weil of Brandeis University, author of The Fissured Workplacethese new business models are being driven to a significant extent by financialization— intense pressure from financial actors to maximize returns to shareholders and investors in the short term by lowering labor costs and shifting risk to workers.

Collective Bargaining Basics: Labor Unions Negotiate Employee Contracts

This does not mean that every email is already answered, or the associated task completed. Advocates argue that it protects academic freedom, provides adequate grievance procedures, offers defense during retrenchment, ameliorates discipline-based salary disparities, provides leverage on work-life issues, and is a mechanism for retaining academic values during periods of corporatization.

The bottom line in academia is really just a question: how much stress can you tolerate in life? Although other factors are certainly in play, such as geography and available resources, having better-trained workers creates spillovers throughout the economy and positive externalities.

Individual states also regulate collective bargaining and enforce agreements under state laws that typically extend rights to public employees, including police officers, firefighters, and teachers.

After many months of paperwork and requests, she was provided with a space more than a kilometre away from her office. Making Sure the Benefits of Technological Change are Shared Broadly While technology presents working people with the real threat of disruption, many analysts also predict that artificial intelligence and other advances will make Americans far more productive in the future, allowing us to produce more with fewer hours of work and create greater wealth as a society.

However, collective bargaining agreements and economic conditions vary widely across developing countries restricting support for any single generalization.

Unionization in the Academy: Visions and Realities. For instance, university websites could collate into one place all the various initiatives set up to support disabled staff, easing access of information.

Comprehensive reform of our immigration laws is necessary to improve and sustain labor standards for immigrant workers and, as a result, all working people. Working people and unions must challenge financialization aggressively if we want to build worker bargaining power in an increasingly financialized economy.work resulting in low productivity and labour union protest.

This paper focuses on the appraisal of the effects of collective bargaining on labour-manag ement relations at UFH. It is this situation that explains itself as productivity bargaining!

Revitalizing wage growth: Policies to get American workers a raise

Simply put while workmen bargain for higher wages, the managements bargain for better productivity. This is called "productivity bargaining." It can be seen in many forms depending upon the indicators of productivity the organizations work with. For example, management is committed to pursing a goal of profit maximization policies, while the workers through their unions want higher wages and a lucrative welfare package which tends to result in higher cost of doing business to the atlasbowling.com by: 1.

Widely regarded as an authoritative source on sound academic practice, the AAUP's Policy Documents and Reports, also known as the Redbook, contains the Association's major policy statements.

Although differences in labor market institutions and in coverage of collective bargaining agreements limit the generalizability of the findings, studies suggest that work rules may raise productivity when negotiated at the firm level but may sometimes lower productivity when negotiated at the industry atlasbowling.com by: 1.

Higher education cases that are sprinkled through the book offer opportunities to think about what you might have done—or done differently—in similar situations. Leadership success rests in the quality of the choices made by leaders, and they leaders can make better choices when they are mindful about their thought processes and actions.