Section Thirty Six

Unionization of Scientists and Engineers


Modified: June 8, 2016

Amann, Joseph and Rains, H.H., "Unionization of Engineers - Parts I and II", IRE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. EM-4, No. 4, December, 1957, pp. 113-121

Ammond, H.J., "Unions for Chemists - What Lies Ahead", ChemTech, Vol. 3, No. 9, September, 1973, pp. 525-528

Babcock, J.A., "The Care and Feeding of Professionals", presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the Society of Research Administrators, Toronto, ONT, September, 1976

Bedolis, R.A., "Union Profile: The Technical Engineers", Business Management Record, May, 1963, pp. 35-41

Betts, Julian R., Odgers, Cameron W. and Wilson, Michael K., "The Effects of Unions on Research and Development: an Empirical Analysis Using Multi-year Data", Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 34, No. 3, August, 2001, pp. 785-806

Carpenter, M.T., "Unionization of Professional Personnel: A Case History", Research Management, Vol. 2, No. 4, Winter, 1959, pp. 221-230

Chamot, Dennis, "Scientists and Unions: The New Reality", AFL-CIO American Federationist, September, 1974, pp. 8-12

Cohen, Aaron, "Attitudinal Militancy and Propensity to Strike Among Unionized Engineers and X-Ray Technicians", Human Relations, Vol. 45, No. 12, December, 1992, pp. 1333-1366

Coleman, B. Jay, "The Role of the Union in R&D", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. 40, No. 4, November, 1993, pp. 390-397

Ditmore, D.D., "Are Engineering Unions Necessary", Proceedings of the 19th Joint Engineering Management Conference, Los Angeles, CA, October, 1971, pp. 26-29

Filler, Melvin, "Organizing Engineers: Professional Control as an Alternative to Labour Unions", Personnel Journal, Vol. 51, No. 12, December, 1972, pp. 883-887 & 905

Gill, Colin, Morris, R.S. and Eaton, Jack, "APST: The Rise of a Professional Union", Industrial Relations, Vol. 8, No. 1, Spring, 1977, pp. 50-61

Goldstein, Bernard, "Some Aspects of the Nature of Unionism Among Salaried Professionals in Industry", American Sociological Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, April, 1955, pp. 199-205

Gunz, Hugh, "White Collar Unions in R&D: Some UK Experience", R&D Management, Vol. 9, No. 1, October, 1978, pp. 29-32

Imberman, W., "Why Engineers Strike - The Boeing Story", Business Horizons, Vol. 44, No. 6, November, 2001, pp. 35-44

Jenkins, L.E., "An Engineering Managers View of Engineering Unions", Proceedings of the 19th Joint Engineering Management Conference, Los Angeles, CA, October, 1971, pp. 30-34

Joseph, M.L., "Reflections on Union Trends in Engineering", Proceedings of the 17th Annual Joint Engineering Management Conference, Montreal, Quebec, October, 1969, pp. 21-25

Kassalow, E.M., "Professional Unionism in Sweden", Industrial Relations, Vol. 8, No. 2, February, 1969, pp. 119-134

Kleingartner, Archie, "Professionalism and Engineering Unionism", Industrial Relations, Vol. 8, No. 3, May, 1969, pp. 224-235

Kleingartner, Archie, "Unionization of Engineers and Technicians", Monthly Labour Review, Vol. 90, October, 1967, pp. 29-35

Kuhn, J.W., "Success and Failure in Organizing Professional Engineers", Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association, Madison, WI, 1963, pp. 194- 208

Leigh, M.J., "Trade Unions in R&D: A Trade Unionist's View", in Challenges to R&D Management, Proceedings of the 1978 Symposium of the Research and Development Society, London, April 18, 1978, pp. 48-56

Machin, S. and Wadhwani, S., "The Effects of Unions on Investment and Innovation: Evidence from WIRS", The Economic Journal, Vol. 101, No. 405, 1991, pp. 324-330

Manley, T.R. and McNichols, C.W., "Attitudes of Federal Scientists and Engineers Towards Unions", Monthly Labor Review, Vol. 98, No. 4, April, 1975, pp. 57-61

Manley, T.R. and McNichols, C.W., "Scientists, Engineers, and Unions Revisited", Monthly Labour Review, Vol. 100, No. 11, November, 1977, pp. 32-33

Manley, T.R., McNichols, W. and Stahl, M.J., "What Federal R&D Professionals Think About Unions and Management", Research Management, Vol. 21, No. 6, November, 1978, pp. 29-33

McCabe, Jr., Earl A., "Engineers Almost in a Union", presented at the Second International Conference on Engineering Management, Toronto, ONT, September, 1989

McGilvery, J.D., "Collective Bargaining for Professionals", Chemistry in Canada, Vol. 28, No. 2, February, 1976, pp. 22-23

Menezes-Filho, N., Ulph, David and van Reenen, John, "R&D and Unionism: Comparitive Evidence from British Companies and Establishments", Industrial and Labour Relations Review, Vol. 52, No. , 1998, pp. 45-63

Menezes-Filmo, Naercio, Ulph, David and van Reenen, John, "The Determination of R&D: Empirical Evidence on the Role of Unions", European Economic Review, Vol. 42, Nos. 3-5, May, 1998, pp. 919-930

National Society of Professional Engineers, "In the Engineers Interest - Collective Bargaining vs Collective Action", Washington, DC: NSPE Publication No. 1443, April, 1973

Purcell, John, "Managers and Union Membership", R&D Management, Vol. 6, No. 3, June, 1976, pp. 97-103

Seidman, J. and Cain, G.G., "Unionized Engineers and Chemists: A Case Study of a Professional Union", Journal of Business, Vol. 37, No. 3, July, 1964, pp. 238-257

Shea, T.E., "The Implications of Engineering Unionism - Western Electric Experience", Research Management, Vol. 2, No. 3, Autumn, 1959, pp. 149-157

Sklarsky, Gerald, "Professionalism and Collective Bargaining are Compatible", Proceedings of the 19th Joint Engineering Management Conference, Los Angeles, CA, October, 1971, pp. 23-25

Strauss, George, "Professional or Employee-Oriented: Dilemma for Engineering Unions", Industrial and Labour Relations Review, Vol. 17, No. 4, July, 1964, pp. 519-533

Strauss, George, "Professionalism and Occupational Associations", Industrial Relations, Vol. 2, No. 3, May, 1963, pp. 7-31

Suchocki, C.J., "Will Engineers Organize - For Real", Iron Age, Vol. 204, No. 7, February 13, 1969, pp. 87-88

Walton, R.E., "The Impact of the Professional Engineering Union", Boston, MA: Harvard University Press, 1961

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