Part-time Concordia Faculty Threaten to Walk Off the Job

With only three weeks to go in the winter session, part-time faculty at Concordia University, in Quebec, Canada, are threatening to cancel classes and walk off the job. Without a contract or wage increase for six years, union president Maria Peluso said, the 900 members of the Concordia University Part-time Faculty Association have had it with “being treated like a side order of french fries.” Beginning Monday, lecturers – who teach 40 per cent of Concordia’s classes – will launch rotating strikes. Disruptions are expected to escalate as the semester draws to a close and students head into the crucial […]
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