Equal Rights Legislation for Adjunct Professors

by Keith Hoeller Since the 1970s, America�s colleges and universities have been increasing their use of low-wage, low benefit adjunct professors who teach without any job security. Nearly 500,000 now serve as apprentices to nowhere, without any hope of ever becoming masters in the guild of tenured professors. Yet despite the recent push to organize and represent adjuncts, there is little evidence that collective bargaining has made significant gains for them in the United States. Equality for adjuncts remains elusive, and even unionized adjuncts have contracts that are entirely separate�but unequal�to their full-time counterparts. In Unionization in the Academy: Visions […]
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