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  1. Insecure Work Conference | 19-20 November | Hobart

    Posted 26 September 2014 by Amber Jacobus (University of New South Wales)

    The NTEU Insecure Work Conference will be held on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 November 2014 at University of Tasmania.

    The conference has four objectives:

    1. To increase understanding of ...

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  2. It’s so nice to get away for a few days – and even nicer if you are paid

    Posted 23 April 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

     

     

    I  hope that members working in universities got some personal time over the Easter break. But do spare a thought for your sessionally employed academic colleagues, who also ...

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  3. Latest issue of Connect, vol 7. no. 1

    Posted 17 March 2014 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    The March 2014 issue of Connect, the NTEU and CAPA magazine for casual academics, is now available online.

    This issue is jam packed with stories, advice and opinions from causal academics across the ...

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    Journal
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    Connect, March 2014

    NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academic staff. Vol. 7, no. 1
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  4. University funding

    Posted 24 January 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    “University planning is far too important to be left solely to market forces”

    NTEU in Times HES on the impact of deregulating university places

    Late last year the UK Conservative ...

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  5. Equal Pay Day: Universities must close the gap, union says

    Posted 2 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Victorian and Western Australian universities are amongst the worst employers when it comes to the gender pay gap for general staff, according to figures for 2012 released by the National Tertiary ...

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  6. University of Sydney staff set to strike on Saturday’s Open Day – for the 7th day this year

    Posted 30 August 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    Staff at the University of Sydney are taking the extraordinary measure of striking tomorrow (Saturday 31 August) on the university’s Open Day. It’s the 7th day of strike action since March over stalled collective agreement negotiations.

    University staff will gather at the main gates on campus to explain to prospective students – and their families – the reasons for their collective bargaining campaign and how deteriorating staff working conditions will affect the quality of education and the conditions of learning.

    NTEU Branch President Michael Thomson said it was a serious issue but the union action at Open Day would also be fun and informative, with barbeques, balloons, and music laid

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  7. Latest issue of Connect, vol 6. no. 2

    Posted 20 June 2013 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    The 2nd Semester issue of Connect, the NTEU and CAPA magazine for casual academics, is now available. All casual academic members will receive a copy in the post in the coming days.

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    Connect, June 2013

    NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academic staff. Vol. 6, no. 2
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  8. National Tertiary Education Union welcomes Greens’ ‘Uni Cuts Hurt’ campaign

    Posted 30 May 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has welcomed the announcement by the Australian Greens today that it will campaign against the latest cuts to university funding and student support made ...

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  9. Casualisation “the dirty little secret of university expansion”, union to tell public parliamentary hearings into insecure employment bill

    Posted 24 May 2013 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    A casual academic, who received an award for teaching excellence from the University of Sydney, has been so desperate for housing she lived on the balcony of the home of an elderly man, and ...

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  10. University cuts are real cuts with real consequences, says Union

    Posted 26 April 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    An analysis of the cuts to university funding released by the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today challenges the Prime Minister’s characterisation of these cuts as being nothing more ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    Uni Cuts Real Cuts

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