CUPE Local 1356 Blog

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356. We have three Collective Agreements as Local 1356, 1356-01, and 1356-02. The membership is comprised of the full-time and part-time workers of York University the Local website is at This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Low-cost labour, high-cost exploitation

While conditions vary from institution to institution, most sessionals are — as I am — highly skilled and educated, working without benefits or transparent hiring practices, paid vacation, status, seniority or job security.

An interesting item on TAs


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