#168263941 / gettyimages.com Recently the Chronicle of Higher Ed posted a chart of the salaries of “non-exempt staff in higher education,” data courtesy of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. Why? My answer to many of the questions concerning employees in higher ed, whether athletes or faculty: there’s power in a union.
As reported in today’s Insidehighered.com, the for-profit firm Kaplan, Inc. has just inked a collective bargaining agreement with 65 English-as-a-second-language (ESOL) part-time instructors in New York City. This is on the heels of several other recent adjunct collective bargaining victories over the past months. Of course, there’s lots of work to do, and this particular […]
This week, as long as we’re on the topic of NCAA athletes possibly unionizing:
It will be the end of the game! Parents won’t be able to play catch with their kids! Snow will fall up! The terrorists will win! So said critics of the possibility of baseball players being free agents (when the issue came before the Supreme Court in 1915), and when Major League baseball integrated in […]