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April 25, 2001

Victory for downgraded dons
Twenty-one foreign-language lecturers at the University of Verona who were downgraded to technical staff following a change in Italian law in 1995 have had their status restored by a Trieste court. They were each awarded 47 months' pay with interest. The university was ordered to pay legal expenses totalling €50,000 (£30,000).   

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