16 mars 2018

NTEU calls on Deakin to make a commitment to casuals (Advocate 25 01)

At Deakin University, like everywhere else in higher education, casuals are a hardworking and talented group of staff who go above and beyond to provide quality education to students. Last year NTEU started a secure work campaign called “Keeping it casual, Not OK. Make a commitment Deakin” to highlight the issues facing casual staff. More...

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UK university staff strike over pension cuts (Advocate 25 01)

Fourteen days of strikes across more than sixty universities started on 22 February across the UK, as the Universities and Colleges Union (UCU) called out members to protest the cutting of their pension rights. More...

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Agency fees challenge before US Supreme Court (Advocate 25 01)

Anti-union forces in the United States are on a roll, with a critical case to be heard in the US Supreme Court in late February, which if successful will abolish agency fees and could destroy public employee and teacher unions. More...

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Treaty commitment by NSW ALP (Advocate 25 01)

In the lead-up to the NSW state election this year, the Labor Party has announced a policy platform of “inking treaties” with Aboriginal people. The announcement was made by state leader Luke Foley on Australia Day, along with his pledge to fly the Aboriginal flag permanently on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. More...

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China: Speaking out on sexual harassment (Advocate 25 01)

Decades of protest by Australian students calling upon university managements to make campuses safe from sexual harassment and sexual assault eventually led to the Australian Human Rights Commission to conduct last year’s prevalence survey. The results were predictably dreadful, but the massive publicity about the survey and the results has forced universities to commit to action on prevention and on dealing with perpetrators. More...

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Canberra Colleges begin bargaining (Advocate 25 01)

Enterprise bargaining has commenced at Australian National University College (ANUC) and the University of Canberra College (UCC). Both Colleges have their own Enterprise Agreements. More...

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Union committed to medical research institute staff (Advocate 25 01)

NTEU is redoubling efforts to secure strong workplace Agreements for members in research institutes following a disappointing decision by the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC). More...

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Supporting refugees & asylum seekers (Advocate 25 01)

NTEU members consistently demonstrate commitment to the human rights of refugees and asylum seekers by participating in public demonstrations, through social media, in providing practical aid and support, and in developing solutions to address off shore detention, noting the work done by Academics for Refugees. More...

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NTEU supports RTBU industrial campaign (Advocate 25 01)

Early this year the NSW Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) stood up to the Liberal NSW Government, beginning an industrial campaign to get a new Enterprise Agreement. This Government seems determined to run down train, bus and ferry services for working people, and is determined to privatise as much of the public transport system as they can by selling it to their mates. More...

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Bargaining for a more inclusive CDU (Advocate 25 01)

The NTEU bargaining team has been at the table for months with Charles Darwin University (CDU) management working through our log of claims and resisting attempts by management to reduce existing entitlements. More...

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