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Hundreds of Seneca College faculty to lose job security

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Hundreds of Seneca College teachers may lose their jobs or have them downgraded to non-union positions this January.

As the college proceeds with cuts, hundreds of "partial load" unionized jobs will be replaced with non-unionized part-time positions. Part-time faculty do not have office hours, are not paid for student contact time, and often work two or three jobs to make ends meet.

"English and liberal studies have been especially hard hit," said OPSEU Local 560 President Jonathan Singer, "but there are drastic cuts across the board."



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| November 2, 2014
Asia Pacific Currents

Deregulation of New Zealand's education sector

November 1, 2014
| Labour news from the Asia Pacific region, including extended commentary on Iraq and an interview about deregulation of education in New Zealand.
Length: 25:25 minutes (11.64 MB)
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October 7, 2014
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Length: 40:35 minutes (74.32 MB)
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