Call of the AOb: inventory to document contract inflation at Dutch universities

The Dutch labour union for educational staff, the AOb, has started an inventory to gather data about ‘contract inflation’ among temporary and early career academics. ‘Contract inflation relates to situations in which you are expected to work more hours than you are paid for, conduct structural work while being on a fixed-term contract and when you are expected to perform actions that is not in accordance to their position or job level, but belongs to more senior members of staff. In order to determine if you are a victim of contract inflation and to help the AOb in gathering more evidence about the breaches in regards to the contracts provided to temporary academic staff, please consult this document.

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