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  1. The winter of our discontent: More strikes and bans over bargaining

    Posted 13 August 2013 by Michael Evans (edXpress)

    The Labor Government’s cuts to university funding have given some universities the excuse they wanted to resist NTEU demands for enterprise agreements that offer fair wage rises and address key ...

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  2. Seeing red over the gender pay gap during Bluestocking Week 12-16 August

    Posted 12 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

     

    University women across Australia are donning blue stockings and putting their best foot (and leg) forward for Bluestocking Week, 12-16 August.

    NTEU National President, Jeannie Rea, who ...

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  3. NTEU “Vote Smart” ads start tonight

    Posted 12 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Claiming that university classes have almost doubled in size, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) begins its Vote Smart advertising campaign tonight.

    The TV advertisements call for a Green ...

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  4. Management refuses to acknowledge the need for a decent pay rise for JCU staff

    Posted 12 August 2013 by Peter Whalley-Thompson (James Cook University)

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    Management response to questions re salary

    NTEU bargaining team put a series of questions to JCU management about their refusal to acknowledge the need for a decent pay rise. This is the management response.

  5. There is a gender pay gap in universities: Bluestocking Week Competition

    Posted 9 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Guess the gender pay gap for general staff at your university – and win a prize. CLICK HERE TO ENTER

    In November 2012, the gender pay gap in Australia stood at 17.6%. The average weekly ...

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  6. General Secretary’s Statement on UniSuper Defined Benefit Division

    Posted 8 August 2013 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    Over the last two years or so, NTEU has been actively pursuing members’ interests following the widely reported issues affecting UniSuper’s Defined Benefit Division (DBD).  This note ...

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  7. NTEU, NUS and CAPA call National Day of Action on 20 August 2013

    Posted 8 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU), National Union of Students (NUS) and the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) are calling upon university staff and students to ...

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  8. NTEU, NUS and CAPA call National Day of Action on 20 August 2013

    Posted 8 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU), National Union of Students (NUS) and the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) are calling upon university staff and students to ...

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  9. In support of asylum seekers

    Posted 7 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    In response to the Rudd Labor Government’s ‘Regional Settlement Arrangement”, the ACTU Executive last week unanimously carried the following motion in support of decent attitudes, ...

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  10. Union response to JCU Letter

    Posted 6 August 2013 by Peter Whalley-Thompson (James Cook University)

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    Union response to JCU letter

    Division Secretary, Margaret Lee responds to JCU letter re industrial action