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CTV News video: Students, professors call out UNB

CTV News interview with Norm Betts and Julian Renaud on UNB spending, June 7, 2016.

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Media roundup: the growing precariat, corporatization, and fighting back

Various recent media stories on CAE issues and the casualization of academic labour, corporatization, and activism: “Someone Calculated How Many Adjunct Professors Are on Public Assistance, and the Number Is Startling.” Jordan Weissmann, Slate (13 April 2015): “[A]n awful lot of Ph.D.s and master’s degree holders are basically working poor.” “A Tenured Professor On Why Hiring Adjuncts Is […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The UNB Act: Not yet out of the woods

The following press release was sent out earlier today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The UNB Act: Not yet out of the woods FREDERICTON and SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK (April 1, 2015) — Earlier today the UNB community received the welcome news that the sweeping changes originally proposed for the UNB Act have now been curtailed. “You can […]

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Recent media stories, local, national, and international

“More than $315,000 spent on extra PR, security during UNB labour dispute.” Tess Allen, The Brunswickan (March 6, 2015): “We had every confidence that faculty on strike would be professional and respectful, and that is exactly what happened. There was a risk, however, that others coming onto (or passing by) campus might not be familiar with […]

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In the news

In addition to “Faculty worried over proposed changes to University of New Brunswick Act,” there are several other pieces in the most recent CAUT Bulletin that may be of interest to members: “Fair Employment Week promotes fairness for all academic staff“: Dozens of academic staff associations printed campaign materials and used websites, blogs, newsletters, op-eds, and social […]

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