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The unionization of teachers

Stephen Cole

The unionization of teachers

a case study of the U.F.T

by Stephen Cole

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Published by Praeger in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Federation of Teachers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen Cole.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6515.T/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,245p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16220920M
    ISBN 100275671364
    OCLC/WorldCa30292617

    We live in an era when leaders in business and the media demand that schools function like businesses in a free market economy, competing for students and staff. Many such voices say that such corporate-style school reform is stymied by the teacher unions, which stand in the way of leaders who want unchecked power to assign, reward, punish, or remove their employees.   I have found children’s movies and literature particularly effective in illustrating historical concepts—though when using movies such as Mulan to teach ancient Chinese customs or The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss to teach the Cold War, teachers do need to consider the historical accuracy of the materials presented. I often prefer using.

    In recent years, a disturbing number of politicians have tried to blame public sector unions for their states’ budget crises. The basic argument is that unions have seriously exacerbated budget shortfalls because a significant proportion of state spending is tied up in employee compensation, and unions, via collective bargaining, increase salaries and benefits.   It was in this climate that 40 fast-food employees met in a New York City teachers union hall in August The meeting was organized by the grass-roots group New York Communities for Change and Author: Zephyr Teachout.

    Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown leveled a blast yesterday at a proposed state law to unionize teachers at charter schools, saying the move is a blow to academic and parental freedom. In a densely worded. Using panel data on United States school districts, I identify the effect of teachers' unionization through differences in the timing of collective bargaining, especially timing determined by the.


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The unionization of teachers by Stephen Cole Download PDF EPUB FB2

Myron Lieberman, author of a forthcoming book on teachers' unions, estimates that the The unionization of teachers book and AFT together spent at least $50 million for the campaign compared to the $35 million that the AFL-CIO spent.

And at last summer's Democratic convention, the teachers' union caucus constituted 11 percent of all delegates—a bigger share than the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cole, Stephen, Unionization of teachers.

New York, Praeger [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The value of experienced teachers is immeasurable. Through unionization, we can ask studios to recognize this value.

Giving Teachers a Voice and a Vote. At the end of the day, what it all comes down to is giving yoga teachers a voice. When the teachers at YogaWorks decided to unionize, a huge part of that was the fact that they weren’t being. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed.

published by Praeger, New York. Description: ix, pages ; 23 cm. Series Title. Collective bargaining is the process by which negotiations between an employer and their employees are undertaken. Collective bargaining is aimed at reaching agreements that seek to regulate working conditions set, discuss wage scales, working hours safety of employees, their training and health among others.

Teachers Unions and Student Performance: Help or Hindrance. VOL. 17 / NO. 1 / SPRING Suffice it to say that collective bargaining agreements, through negotiated rules and regulations, establish school policy and govern how teachers, administrators, parents, and students interact in the delivery of educational services.

First, unionization is estimated to raise per-pupil spending by about 12 percent. Roughly three-quarters of this greater spending takes the form of higher teachers' salaries (estimated to rise by 5 percent with unionization) and lower student-teacher ratios (which fall with unionization by around two students per teacher).

The novelty created a wave of headlines, keeping a spotlight on unionization and employee activism that has been burning for two years.

Employees were agitated in Author: Theresa Agovino. This book discusses the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the nation's largest teacher unions. Chapter 1 introduces the book. Chapter 2 discusses the emergence of teacher unionization, especially since the s.

Chapter 3 explains the NEA/AFT political and social agendas and their main by: This book sets forth the historic obstacles to the unionization of public school teachers, shows how difficult organization was, and illustrates the contradictions faced by public employees in unionization.

The book is organized chronologically, beginning with the centralization of school life at the turn of the century and the emergence of early teacher unions in opposition to Cited by:   Given that unionization of teachers has a strong geographical correlation (low unionization in the South and Plains states) I’m going to guess that the broad culture (many historical factors) of a state is the driver of education funding and achievement.

Union-Free America: Workers and Antiunion Culture confronts one of the most vexing questions with which labor activists and labor academics struggle: why is there so much opposition to organized labor in the United States. Scholars often point to powerful obstacles from employers or governmental policies, but Lawrence Richards offers a more complete picture of the causes Cited by:   First, forced unionization allows unions to manipulate America's democratic political process.

Every election cycle, the National Education Association (NEA) pours vast sums of money in dues coerced from teachers into efforts to influence the outcome of everything from local school board elections to races for federal offices.

“Unionization cuts at the very heart of the very nature of a university, which as a unique institution, the shop floor cannot be imported onto,” he said.

“Unionization, even if it doesn’t immediately do this, has the latent threat of interfering with academic freedom and freedom of speech, two of the hallmarks of a traditional. In addition, % of public school teachers in Wisconsin left the profession after the school year, up from % the year before.

The exit rate remains elevated, at. SPECIAL INTEREST: TEACHERS UNIONS AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS made me realize that what I saw up CLOSE - as a coach of 10 years - was not an isolated case of school system rife with lethargy, apathy, negativity, cronyism, nepotism, and probably also graft. This book rather made me realize that all these abuses were in far too many of America's public Cited by: Unions have a substantial impact on the compensation and work lives of both unionized and non-unionized workers.

This report presents current data on unions&#; effect on wages, fringe benefits, total compensation, pay inequality, and workplace protections. Some of the conclusions are: Unions raise wages of unionized workers by roughly 20% and raise compensation.

Define unionization. unionization synonyms, unionization pronunciation, unionization translation, English dictionary definition of unionization. unionized, unionizing, unionizes v. A new push for adjunct unionization: Book looks at impact of a majority contingent faculty.

social scientists have been. Greenhouse’s book comes on the heels of picked up the slack, even threatening the company with retribution if the unionization vote succeeded.

It failed, narrowly, as did a second vote this. In early May, Detroit teachers staged a “sick-out” to protest the inability of the strapped school district to make payroll. A month before that, Chicago teachers held a one-day strike for similar reasons.

As unionization in the private sector declines, teachers and other public-sector employees are often the most visible representatives of the modern labor movement. Labor Unions Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on Labor Unions.A federal labor board ruled that graduate students who teach at private universities are employees with full rights to join unions, a sweeping decision that paves the way for student unionization.

Should teachers be unionized? Opinion. One of the basic differences between private and public schools is the fact that most public school teachers belong to a union. Does that make a difference for public school teachers?

Does having a unionized faculty benefit schools? How did unions get involved with public education?