Collective Bargaining

Faculty Rights

Do you understand your Weingarten Rights?

Your dean calls you into her office, shuts the door and asks you to sit down. She questions you about the way you handled a certain situation and begins to make accusations. You start to feel anxious and worry you could face disciplinary action. Should you invoke your Weingarten rights? The answer is yes, absolutely. Find out everything you need to know about how to protect yourself with this link:


NEA Briefings on Collective Bargaining

The National Education Association, CCA and CTA’s national affiliate, offers a wealth of information and briefings on collective bargaining as well as specific information on collective bargaining in higher education. You and your chapter will find some of the papers below valuable as background to negotiations.

What is collective bargaining?
Collective Bargaining Benefits Everyone
Collective Bargaining: Setting the Record Straight


Collective Bargaining Agreements

You can find information on specific Collective Bargaining Agreements on the websites of the individual community colleges and faculty associations.  Always know your contract!!!