William Herbert

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William A. Herbert is Director of the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions.

Organizing the Academy: Strategies and Structures

by on July 20, 2017

Legal history and labor law concepts are essential tools for analyzing structures of unionization and collective bargaining, and in developing effective strategies. Reductionism concerning labor law can lead to flawed analysis. This powerpoint presentation briefly reviews the history and concepts, and provides fresh data regarding new faculty and student employee unionization, and strikes (Powerpoint, 17-28).

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Collective Bargaining and Unit Composition

by on December 24, 2016

An important issue in collective bargaining, with significant consequences for contingent faculty, is unit composition. At the April 3-5, 2016 annual conference in New York City of the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, a panel discussed the impact that faculty composition can have on collective bargaining.

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