Junior faculty to start year with strike

12.10.2011                      14.Tischrei. 5772                       Erew Sukkot

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Junior faculty to start year with strike

9,300 faculty members, teaching half of the classroom hours in Israeli universities and colleges, will strike against pay and substandard working conditions on October 30.

Junior faculty at Israeli universities and colleges have declared a strike against pay and substandard working conditions, set for October 30. The one-day strike, which will take place on the first day of the new academic year, was announced yesterday by the Forum of Junior Faculty.
The 9,300 faculty members represented by the organization teach half of the classroom hours in Israeli universities and colleges. The strike is a protest against general working conditions and lack of progress in negotiation of conditions with the Committee of University Presidents….