Collective Bargaining

Western Nevada College Faculty Overwhelmingly Ratifies First Collective Bargaining Agreement

The contract will significantly improve working conditions for faculty, and return faculty to the forefront of the academic decision making process at WNC.

Harris v. Quinn Update

In this case, the Supreme Court declined requests to radically alter agency fee law, but refused to allow the charging of agency fees to certain “partial-public” employees.

How Did We Get Here?

The call to the initial meeting of the Association included “collective action” among the proposed purposes but did not include collective bargaining. For the next fifty years the AAUP’s leaders not only rejected trade unionism but also discouraged any campus-level activism by AAUP chapters that would, they believed, supplant the role of the general faculty.

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