Did you know...
that 70% of college faculty in Ontario colleges work on precarious contracts? They lack job security, fair wages and benefits. These faculty are dedicated educators with the same qualifications as full-time faculty, but the precarious nature of contract work means that many struggle to make ends meet. Watch the videos below to learn more.
What You Can Do:
1) Sign the Petition calling on Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, to end precarious contract jobs for college faculty.
2) Sign Up to support good jobs for ALL college faculty.
3) if you are part-time or sessional, sign-up for the union organizing drive.
Why so many contract faculty?
This video looks at the reality of high student tuition and increasing number of low paid faculty as the Ontario college system turns 50 in 2017.
Professors in Poverty
This short documentary, Professors in Poverty, looks at the impact of precarious work on faculty in US universities. It mirrors the reality of the day-to-day scramble to meet basic living expenses that contract faculty in Ontario also face.