The stereotype of a college teacher is that they have a pretty good life: upper middle class income, steady work, three vacations a year and time to write books. None of these stereotypes are true if you are a part-time college teacher. The schedule is unpredictable, the pay is below what most workers in unions make and you have no absolutely job security. They are often referred to as “Road Scholars” because they have to drive from one job to another and sometimes live in their cars. Without unions it’s bound to get worse.
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