Saturday, June 11, 2016
Concerns over Lay-Offs at University of Manitoba Libraries
The union representing library workers at the University of Manitoba has expressed concern after a quarter of the library's staff have been let go since the beginning of the year. According to the union president, this reduction in staff will make it difficult for the library to continue to serve their community during the upcoming academic year. The university president has argued that the increasingly electronic nature of library services has lessened the need for librarians. The library workers are represented by the Association of Employees Supporting Education Services.