More and more, administrators are squeezing their workers as much as possible to cover teaching and research. Sessional lecturers are being used as low-cost labour for the former while the latter is now increasingly being undertaken by postdoctoral scholars.
I look at the sunshine list and worry that we're not just paying public sector employees eye-popping salaries that no private sector employer would dream of offering for comparable positions. If the province is going broke, why are parking enforcement officers making over $100,000 a year?
UPDATE: The sunshine list for Ontario public sector workers has been revealed. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says it may
Approximately 7,500 Ontario civil servants joined the province's $100,000 club last year, the provincial government says