Conference Agenda

Overview and details of the sessions of this conference. Please select a date or location to show only sessions at that day or location. Please select a single session for detailed view (with abstracts and downloads if available).

Session Overview
CUE Sat1730-9
Saturday, 19/May/2018:
5:30pm - 5:55pm

Location: 4405

Show help for 'Increase or decrease the abstract text size'

Understanding Labour Contracts and the 5-Year Rule

G. Rothman

Zenkoku Ippan Tokyo General Union, Japan

The talk provides background about temporary labor contracts and explores a problem facing many language educators-the so called five-year rule/ten-year rule. This rule purports to provide a method for temporary labor contracts to become converted to permanent contracts. The speaker, a Japanese labor union organizer, will discuss the ins and outs of this new policy, the myths associated with it, and the implications of the policy. It will close by explaining why cooperation, rather than competition with ones colleagues is the only way to build solidarity and improve working conditions in the academic workplace.

Contact and Legal Notice · Contact Address:
Privacy Statement · Conference: Pan-SIG 2018
Conference Software - ConfTool Pro 2.6.123
© 2001 - 2018 by Dr. H. Weinreich, Hamburg, Germany