Articles by: Ellyse Fenton

Author Biography:

Ellyse Fenton is a teacher and researcher working on Jagera and Turrbal land. She has been a precariously employed academic working on casual and fixed term contracts for more than ten years. She is a member of Casualised, Unemployed and Precarious University Workers (CUPUW) and the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU).

Casual Wage Theft in the Corporate University

Our challenge is to see our predicament for what it is: the displacement of class conflict between staff and senior management into the day-to-day interactions and inequities among different groups of staff—a divide-and-conquer strategy that keeps us all under the thumb.