Posts about: Tenure

New Zealand does not offer tenure to academics, but a recent employment dispute shows it’s more than a job perk

New Zealand does not offer tenure to academics, but a recent employment dispute shows it’s more than a job perk

Late last year, the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) initiated a process to eliminate 170 academic jobs to cut costs. The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) found AUT’s approach breached its collective employment agreement with staff and their union and ordered it to withdraw the termination notices. The Employment Relations Authority has issued a compliance order to the university, requiring […]…