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Latest university bargaining news

  1. Landmark enterprise agreement reached at Uni of NSW

    Posted 6 July 2011 by Kiraz Janicke (Branch Organiser) from University of New South Wales

    National Tertiary Education Union, NSW

    Press Release

    Wednesday 6 July ...

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  2. Enterprise Bargaining Update from Sarah Gregson, President NTEU UNSW

    Posted 15 June 2011 by Kiraz Janicke (Branch Organiser) from University of New South Wales

    Dear members,

    The NTEU has lodged a dispute with management under the Managing Change provisions of both the professional and academic agreements and, until further notice, it is not necessary to ...

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    3 comments Tags: bargaining
  3. Members Meeting 15 June 2011

    Posted 14 June 2011 by Anne Maguire from University of Wollongong

    There will be a members meeting to hear a progress report on bargaining and decide on the future actions (Academic Senate and Graduations) voted on at the previous meeting. Download accident report nsw by following the link here.

     

    Meeting ...

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  4. Members vote to take action

    Posted 2 June 2011 by Anne Maguire from University of Wollongong

    Over the last two months we have systematically been speaking with members to get their input into decisions about the directions the Union is taking in respect of bargaining. This has culminated ...

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  5. The media campaign continues

    Posted 2 June 2011 by Anne Maguire from University of Wollongong

    The following Ad appeared in the Illawarra Mercury on Saturday 28th May, 2011.

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  6. Auditor General's Report Confirms UNSW can afford decent conditions for staff

    Posted 2 June 2011 by Kiraz Janicke (Branch Organiser) from University of New South Wales

    The NSW Auditor-General's Report into NSW universities reveals that UNSW in 2010 generated a surplus of $145.2 million. This was on top of the $74.4 million surplus UNSW generated in 2009. The 2010 ...

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  7. New conditions for University of Adelaide Casual Academics

    Posted 23 May 2011 by Bernadette Finnerty from SA Division

    The 2010-2013 University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement has a number of improvements to conditions for Casual Academics. Check ou our fact sheet for more details.

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    Fact Sheet
    (240 KB) - PDF

    Casual Academic Q & A

    Published: 22 May, 2011

    0 comments Tags: Enterprise Agreement
  8. NTEU action in line with members' motion

    Posted 20 May 2011 by Anne Maguire from University of Wollongong

    In our most recent members’ meetings, members told us they have had enough, and the lack of movement from UOW management in finalising an Academic Staff Agreement was no longer to ...

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  9. NTEU members leaflet Universitas 21 meeting

    Posted 19 May 2011 by Julie Smith (Branch Organiser) from University of New South Wales

    UNSW NTEU members leafleted outside the annual meeting of Universitas 21 vice-chancellors, presidents, directors and managers on May 19. The NTEU called the action to make it clear that staff believe ...

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Recent Comments

  • "4.2%.... Are you kidding? What a crappy increase for such a wealthy institution. "

    Noway - Landmark enterprise...
  • "You people are SO SAD. Looking at the post by "aca staff" - "enjoy your low wage rise till 2014" tells me that you people are SO greedy. You get to do what YOU want, you don't have to slog it..."

    Meow - Results Bans lifted, but...
  • "Honestly, why do you look into other peoples' pockets? Why do you further instill a sense of entitlement in these poor, easily-manipulated, idealistic, propaganda-influenced academics? UNSW..."

    Meow - Enterprise Bargaining...
  • "First NTEU members and now they are targeting the smokers. Fred.... ITS LEGAL to Smoke. What a joke this university is becoming. They are still stuffing us around and now trying to stop people..."

    Now its the Smokers - Enterprise Bargaining...
  • "I think some focus needs to be given to the Australian government’s internet filtering laws as a threat to academic freedom. We strive to maintain academic freedom primarily in the sense of a..."

    Daniel - Australia needs Academic...
  • "Hmm sorry about that second paragraph - Why WOULD the University... etc. Don't answer that. I know why."

    Cathy R - ERA Watch website launch
  • "Just to add to the list of semi- or un-related things that ERA or "research-active" status is being used to judge: at Macquarie one of the Faculties now has a policy that gives preference for rooms..."

    Cathy Rytmeister - ERA Watch website launch

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