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 June 11, 2016.
The Coalition of Contingent Academic Labour (COCAL) is a network of North American activists working to improve higher education by improving the work environment of contingent academic labourers. They strive to achieve job reliability, better wages, academic freedom, time and resources for academic research and professional development. Every other year, COCAL offers an international conference that welcomes delegates from Canada, the U.S…
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