According to the faculty association at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, the institution has assigned teaching responsibilities to lower paid workers, undermining faculty job security.
Unfortunately, Alberta’s population grew by nearly 4% over the last year.
The new contract includes 3 years of wage freezes.
The UCP government issued their 5th provincial budget last week, and postsecondary students are getting dumped on. Again.
Compared to the other 9 provinces in Canada, Alberta saw the smallest increase in the number of university-educated workers employed in the province, since the UCP gained power.
The UCP recently announced $342,000 in funding for Northwestern Polytechnic. But that’s after cutting their grant funding by millions of dollars since taking power.
Plus, we’re spending less now than we were 10 years ago, the second worst performance in the country.
The union filing the application already represents part-time instructors at Athabasca University.
The UCP government issued their 4th provincial budget last week, and postsecondary students are getting dumped on. Again.
ULFA has already agreed to 3 years of wage freezes, and they’re proposing an increase in the final year of just one percentage point more than what the board is offering.