New Issue of the Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy, Part 2

ACADEME BLOG

The most recent issue of the Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy is available at http://thekeep.eiu.edu/jc.

The issue includes two op-eds and four articles. Here are excerpts from the second through fourth articles:

Hicks, Steve (2014) “Post-Recession CBAs: A Study of Wage Increases in the Agreements of Four State-wide Faculty Unions,” Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy: Vol. 6, Article 4. Available at: http://thekeep.eiu.edu/jcba/vol6/iss1/4.

“Everyone presumes the Great Recession of 2008-2009 (Recession) had a profound impact on almost every economic front in the United States, or even Western Europe. In the United States the Recession led first a bailout of the financial markets followed by o the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (known by its acronym ‘ARRA,’ or as ‘the Stimulus Act’), then to over $6 billion in cuts to higher education in state budgets in 2011 (Appendix 2: Grapevine Table 1). For those in…

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