http://www.nteu.org.au//var/files/thumbs/a780532dd116f8da145bac8c4c7961bc_default_w80_.jpgBy Paul Clifton (Uni Casual). There’s nothing casual about casual employment. The working conditions experienced by tens of thousands of casual academics in Australia’s public and private universities demonstrate that casualisation, as an employment strategy, is both widespread and systemic.
These images form part of a double spread infographic in the upcoming issue of Connect, the NTEU and CAPA magazine for casual academics. Facts and figures from the Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIICCSRTE) and the Work and Careers in Australian Universities Survey (WCAU) point out how bad casualisation has become. Read more...