Oakton CC Tells Dept. Chairs: “Limit Adjuncts’ Hours to Avoid Affordable Healthcare Act Pay-out”

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by Tom Robb When Henry Ford first put his Model T’s and Model A’s on the assembly line, he introduced a revolutionary concept: workers should be able to afford the cars they are making. That concept seems lost on today’s business leaders and others. Last week, Oakton Community College, which serves Glenview and several North Shore communities, held a meeting in which academic department heads and union officials were told to limit adjunct instructors credit hours of work. Union officials say college administrators wanted to ensure none of their adjunct faculty would work enough hours to qualify for mandatory health […]
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