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End Casualisation at the UvA

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Sign this petition to pledge support for the Casual UvA marking strikers and their fight against casualisation. Junior teachers (D4s) with temporary contracts deserve fair employment and students deserve a better quality education. This is why we are on strike and why we need your pledge!



A collective of university employees and students who are sympathetic to the cause.


establish that:

A marking strike in effect to:

  • address systemic overwork and exploitation;
  • promote visibility of issues experienced by those on temporary teaching contracts, namely precarity; and
  • to petition and demand for implementation of changes/better working conditions for temporary contract teachers.

The demands are:

  1. Permanent contracts
  2. Professional development
  3. Workload transparency


and request

  • A public and formal commitment from the College van Bestuur to our submitted demands and engagement on the new lecturer policy.

  • A public and formal commitment from faculty deans and department leadership(s) to improve implementation of the policy

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