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Adjunct Professors Unite: Labor Rights On College Campuses

Colleges and universities increasingly rely on part-time and non-tenure track faculty, who now teach half or more of all classes on many campuses. Many adjunct faculty complain of low salaries and little respect, including those who have been teaching full time for years. Some adjuncts are turning to labor unions to negotiate better pay and benefits, including adjuncts at George Washington University and American University. We explore the issues.

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