NTEU members and university staff send a message to the Prime Minister to oppose the Federal Government's $4b cuts to the higher education sector.
More info at dumbcuts.org.au
NTEU calls for nationwide protest on 14 May over university funding cuts
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) will hold national protests in capital cities and regional areas over higher ...
For the NTEU, this means working with other unionists to highlight our Uni Cuts, Dumb Cuts campaign.
As you know, NTEU is campaigning vigorously against cuts to university funding announced by the federal government. Today, full-page advertisements have appeared in major newspapers signed by over 1000 university professors and associate professors supporting our campaign.
In NSW, NTEU has been working with the broader movement to revitalise May Day and emphasise the important role unions play in the community. It has also been a fantastic opportunity for us to discuss university funding with our colleagues from other unions.
We’d like to invite all NTEU members to join us at the Sydney May Day rally on Sunday.
We’ll be meeting at the top of Martin Place, under the NTEU flags, at 11.15. At 11.30 we will join everyone outside Parliament House, and take part in the March at 12 noon.
This is an opportunity to have a fun day in the city with your family, support the NTEU funding cuts campaign, and show solidarity with other unions whose support we will need in the coming period.
Here is Kurt Iveson talking about casualiation and why the NTEU's academic workforce claims in the current round of Enterprise Bargaining are so important. He talks about how those claims will address the explosion of precarious and casual teaching in the University and invest in the next generations of academics. High quality education relies on high quality working conditions for staff.
University staff across NSW are taking action on May 1 – the traditional day of workers’ action and solidarity – in support of their claims for a better deal for university staff ...
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 ...
The elections for Staff Fellows of Senate open today. The NTEU believes it is important to support staff elected Fellows of Senate who have a good understanding of the issues facing University staff and the direction of the University. We are urging staff to vote for the following active, prominent NTEU members.
It is critically important that we have advocates for staff, the University and higher education as our representatives on the Senate.
The NTEU has produced a leaflet explaining the Federal Government's cuts to higher education funding.
Please feel free to distribute around your workplace and amongst your friends and families.
Research by the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has questioned key claims about the $2.3bn university cuts made by Craig Emerson, the Minister for Education, Skills, Science and Research, in an email forwarded to all Monash University staff and students on Wednesday. An almost identical letter was emailed to the