Contract Faculty at Ontario's Universities Face Similar Concerns

Post-secondary education being delivered by under compensate contract faculty appears to be an epidemic in Ontario. It is interesting to see that 30 out of Ontario's 46 publicly funded higher education institutions have either gone on strike, or voted in support of a strike mandate due to unfair contract faculty labour treatment since 2015. The stories captured below provides some insight into the situation across Ontario's post-secondary institutions.

Colleagues at Laurentian, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, University of Ottawa all voted for a strike mandate in 2017…

October 6, 2017 – Global News  
Faculty strike at Laurentian University ends after tentative deal reached
September 28, 2017 – CBC  
Laurentian University classes cancelled for professor strike
September 28, 2017 – National Post  
Faculty launches strike at Laurentian University after talks hit impasse
September 27, 2017 – Oshawa Express  
UOIT Faculty Association petitions heavy workload

No Date October, 2017 – CTV Ottawa
Potential strike at uOttawa
October 22, 2017 – 1310 News  
Part Time U Ottawa Professors vote to strike
October 23, 2017 – Student Life Network Blog  
Will Ontario University Professors be Next to Strike?

Remember back in 2015 when University of Toronto, York University and Nipissing  University went on Strike?