/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - News conference, day of action on precarious work in universities/

TORONTO, Feb. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Faculty representatives will address the alarming rise of precarious work in Ontario's universities at a special news conference. The event is part of an Ontario-wide day of action by contract faculty to raise awareness of unfair pay, poor job security, and no benefits. At some universities, more than half of courses are taught by faculty in part-time and precarious positions.

Interview and photo/video opportunities with speakers and attendees will be available.


Outside the Intercontinental Toronto Yorkville Hotel
220 Bloor St. West


12:00 – 12:15 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016


Judy Bates, President, Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
Maria Maisto, New Faculty Majority (USA)
Fran Cachon, Contract Faculty, University of Windsor

The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations is the voice of 17,000 university professors and academic librarians across Ontario. For more information, please visit http://www.ocufa.on.ca.

SOURCE Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations

For further information: Please contact Graeme Stewart at 647 241 7011 or by email at gstewart@ocufa.on.ca.


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