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NTEU members at the University of Western Sydney are staging a half day strike tomorrow Wednesday October 23rd. They will picket the university’s main Parramatta South campus. With very little ...
UNE Branch of NTEU to strike on Tuesday 22 October.
At a general meeting of members on Tuesday 15, members endorsed a resolution commiting members to further industrial action in order to bring ...
Reclaim Sydney Uni Senate: Vote for alumni who care about staff and students
Many at Sydney University were alarmed by the excessive intervention of corporate University Senators in the negotiations of our recent Enterprise Agreement. This was yet another sign that corporate interests dominate Senate at the expense of quality education and democratic representation.
Staff and students believe that Sydney University Senate should represent a broader community committed to educational advancement, rather than narrow sectional interests.
NTEU calls on all graduates of Sydney University to vote for candidates we believe will help redress this balance. We need University Senators who will actively engage in Senate meetings and promote the education-focused mission of the University.
RECLAIM THE SENATE
We endorse the following set of candidates (in this order).
1) Verity Firth
2) Catriona Menzies-Pike
3) Barbara Reed
4) Andrew West
5) Toby Fattore
Ballot papers are being posted on Wednesday 9 October, so if you want to vote you need to make sure the University has your current address details. You can update your details by:
- ringing the Development Office on (61) (02) 9036 9222, or
- emailing the Development Office at email@example.com, or
- updating details on the website at http://sydney.edu.au/alumni/contact-us/
We ask you to share this candidate with your contacts and via social media.
NTEU’s National General Staff Conference will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday 5-6 November 2013, at the University of Adelaide. Delegates will be coming from all NTEU branches across the ...
In the situation where UNE management has told us not to inform students of industrial action using university infrastructure, a very enterprising colleague has created this wonderful clip to explain to his students why we are taking action and what is left still to do at the bargaining table.
The 2013 edition of NTEU's annual women's magazine, Agenda, is now available online. All NTEU women members will receive a copy in the post shortly.
We're proud of this edition, which is packed with ...
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
Australian Greens leader Senator Christine Milne and higher education spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon will join NTEU National President Jeannie Rea in a Vote Smart ‘tweetup’ on Thursday ...