Italy -Foreign language lecturers fight for their rights -June 18, 2012

A group of non-tenure foreign language teachers, instructing university students in their mother tongue, has reiterated its longstanding demands for equal treatment. The so-called ‘lettori’, all of them foreigners, have repeatedly claimed (and proved in court) that their separate treatment is discriminatory and a violation of single market legislation. Hoping for Prime Minister Monti’s sympathy as a former EU Commissioner, the group has re-launched its campaign.

English: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/18/world/europe ...

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