COCAL Updates

ACADEME BLOG

COCAL is the Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor, a nearly 20 year old network of contingent activists and their organizations that does a conference (now tri-national – USA, CAN (including QBC) , and  MEX) every other year, usually in August. It also sponsors a listserv, called ADJ-L, and has an International Advisory Committee and a website www.cocalinternational.org and Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/COCALInternational>.

These updates are compiled and distributed weekly by Joe Berry and are reprinted here with his permission. These are the updates from January 28, 2016.

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INTERNATIONAL

1. Report from precarious work conference in Ontario
http://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/speculative-diction/confronting-conditions-contract-faculty/

2. Mexican labor news and analysis (including teacher news)
http://murphyinstituteblog.org/2016/02/29/mexican-labor-news-and-analysis-february-2016/

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UPDATES IN BRIEF AND LINKS

1. Raritan College (NJ) Faculty union (AFT) calls for fair contract
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbH0S-WZBms&feature=share

2. Job openings
Well, we are so busy that we now have 3 jobs open – 2 in SoCal and 1 in NoCal. Please…

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