Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court took a significant step toward restoring individual liberty for all government employees, including faculty in public universities and colleges, with its decision in Janus … Continue reading “After Janus: Vindication and Hope”
American labor unions are in serious decline and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has become nothing more than a legal enforcer for panicked union bosses. A recent example is the December 2014 decision in Pacific Lutheran University that may force more private-sector higher education faculty to accept unionism if they want to work.
Charles Baird argues that closed-shop unionization encourages academic mediocrity.
Collective bargaining breeds conflict and lowers academic standards.