The agreement also sets a limit for weekly teaching duties, with excess hours to be remunerated
Trinity News has learned that PhD students in Trinity College’s department of sociology put in place a system of collective bargaining to deal with their teaching requirements. The agreement was implemented for the first time this academic year.
David Cichon, …
Outlining the intentions of the GSU in producing such a report, Hegarty insisted that it being “grounded in research” would be absolutely crucial.
In conversation with Trinity News, Gianna Hegarty, the vice president and welfare officer of the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU), has revealed that a report is being developed by the GSU to investigate the working conditions of teaching assistants (TAs) in …
A Trinity News investigation reveals the poor working conditions of teaching assistants in many departments, and the adverse effect on teaching quality
Reporting by William Foley and Nathaniel Zavin.
- Graduate students in many departments do much of their teaching work for free or at sub minimum wage rates.
- Some doctoral students have been threatened with having their scholarship payments withheld or delayed