British lecturers in Italy win better pay after court ruling

“The dream of teaching at ancient universities in stunning Italian towns such as Verona and Padua has proved irresistible to hundreds of British lecturers drawn by Dante and la dolce vita over the past 30 years. What they did not expect was a decades-long nightmare of low pay, denied pensions and missed promotions during a bruising brush with closed shop practices which has left them on a par with lab technicians …” (more)

[Tom Kington, Guardian, 31 January]

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