for the S tudy of C ollective B argaining in 
H igher E ducation and the P rofessions
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 May 2018
The National Center's 46th Annual Conference
April 7-9, 2019
CUNY Graduate Center, New York City
The National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, Hunter College, City University of New York, invites scholars and practitioners from multiple disciplines to submit abstracts of proposed papers, panels, and interactive workshops for our 46th annual labor-management conference on April 7-9, 2019 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.  
We welcome proposals for the presentation of recent research and proposals by authors of recently published books relevant to higher education, unionization, collective bargaining, labor relations, or labor history.  
Those interested in presenting their work should upload an abstract by September 7, 2018 to 2019 Abstract Dropbox  that includes a description of the proposed paper, panel or interactive workshop. Abstracts of panels and workshops should include a list of invited participants including their title and affiliation. Questions concerning the call for papers should be emailed to 2019 National Center Annual Conference . 
Proposed Topics for Papers and Presentations

We seek proposed papers and presentations on relevant and timely topics including but not limited to the following: 

The History of the Open Shop Movement in the United States
Labor-Management Case Studies of Unionization and Collective Bargaining in Right to Work States
Exclusive Representation and the Duty of Fair Representation: Their Scope and Implications for Labor-Management Relations
The Shared Governance Implications of a Post-Janus World
Community Colleges: Innovative Solutions for Contemporary Times
An Analysis of Recent First Contracts for Contingent Employees
The Financing of Higher Ed and Negotiating Over Student Debt
Best Practices for Evaluating Faculty and Staff
Online Learning: Best Labor-Management Practices
The Meaning and Implications of the Strike Wave of 2018
The Impact of Recent Changes to Public Sector Collective Bargaining Laws
Unionization in Higher Education under the NLRA: An Update
Non-NLRB Procedures for Private Sector Unionization and Bargaining
Graduate Student Employee Unionization and Collective Bargaining
Unionization of Journalists in Digital Media
Collective Bargaining and Medical Professionals: Doctors, Interns, Residents, and Nurses
Organizing and Bargaining for Lawyers and Law Professors
Reasonable Accommodation Issues for Faculty and Professionals
Labor-Management Relations Involving Public/Private Partnerships 

Campus Construction: Contract Negotiations in the Building Trades

Best Practices in Responding to Immigration Enforcement 

Free Speech, Activism, and Controversies on and off Campuses

Proposed Interactive Workshops

We seek interactive workshop proposals at our annual conference. The following are proposed topics:

Best Practices for Administrators in Responding to Increased Activism
Best Practices in Internal Union Organizing for Faculty, Professionals, and Staff
Bargaining Over Health Insurance
Investigating and Handling Cases Involving Discipline

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