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Laval Professors on Strike

Feb 22, 2023

(Ottawa – February 21, 2023) More than 1,300 members of the Syndicat des professeurs et professeures de l’Université Laval (SPUL) have taken to the picket lines this week in their campaign for a fair contract.

Key issues are workload and salary as well as protection for academic freedom, collegial governance, and complement. Over the past twenty years, the number of full-time faculty has been reduced by 11% while student enrolment has increased by 26%.

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