By Matthew McGowan. A recent AHEIA report, Australian Higher Education Workforce of the Future, noted the view of senior university staff that Enterprise Agreements ‘Limit our flexibility’ and ‘protect our staff from change’. With only 35 per cent of the workforce in secure employment, the obsession with flexibility has become a mantra that is blind to the impact of this imperative on the people who work in universities, and to the long term interests of high quality teaching and research. More...