October 17, 2016 Halifax – Survey results on the effects of precarious employment endured by over 900 contract and sessional instructors at Nova Scotia universities were recently released by the Association of Nova Scotia University Teachers (ANSUT). The survey,
One-third of all Canadian university teachers are hired on part-time or short-term contracts. What does this mean for your work-life, the education of our young people and the future of our universities. And how is this linked to other
Across Canada, it is estimated that over 50% of university courses are taught by instructors whose jobs are not permanent (Basen, 2014). These instructors, variously termed “contract”, “part-time” or “adjunct” faculty, “limited-term appointments” or “sessionals” (among other titles), are paid
ANSUT is making some changes and we’re pleased to share them with you: New Staff – Communications Manager Teresa Workman joined the ANSUT staff in June. New Office – Drop by and see us at 380 Bedford Highway, Suite 210, Halifax.
Media release – August 5, 2016 CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY FACULTY ASSOCIATION (CBUFA) STRIKE VOTE (Sydney NS) Cape Breton University Faculty Association members have given their bargaining team strong support in the form of a successful vote to call a