Incentive Pay and Collective Bargaining in Public Education
Lipsky, David B.; Conley, Sharon C.
Current proposals to implement teacher incentive (or merit) pay plans fail to recognize that in most states such plans must be negotiated and administered through collective bargaining, This paper examines the development, implementation, and administration of incentive pay plans through collective bargaining, Including the use of negotiation tactics and labor-management committees, The paper concludes by discussing the role of collective bargaining in arriving at constructive solutions to problems in education.
incentive pay; collective bargaining; public education; negotiation
Required Publisher Statement: © Emerald Publishing. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved. Final version published as: Lipsky, D. B., & Conley, S. C. (1990). Incentive pay and collective bargaining in public education. In S. Bacharach (Ed.), Advances in research and theories of school management and educational policy (pp. 71-94). Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.