California Part-Timers Picket Chancellor's Office

by Pamela Weiger WHILE IT MAY ONLY be part of their reason for teaching, pay has become a major issue for part-time instructors at California’s community colleges. The compensation issue turned more than 50 of the teachers into protesters earlier this month as they marched in front of state Chancellor Thomas J. Nussbaum’s office here to draw attention to the discrepancy in compensation between part-time teachers and full-time faculty. “All we want for Christmas is a fair day’s pay” chanted the picketers, as they carried signs with slogans such as “What are we waiting for? Year 3000?” A new analysis by the Community […]
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