At 100 Colleges Around the Country, Adjuncts Take Action to Demand an End to Precarity and Low Pay

Source: Andrew Mortazavi, In These Times, Working in These Times blog, February 26, 2015

Yesterday, adjunct faculty members at over 100 college campuses carried out coordinated demonstrations as part of National Adjunct Walkout Day. Adjuncts aimed to draw attention to low pay, exploitative working conditions, and a lack of job security. They organized walkouts, “teach-ins,” and rallies to push for part-time academic workers’ rights and greater visibility. While specific goals varied among activists, most adjuncts organizing around the event are demanded better pay, more job security, and access to benefits. ….