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  1. 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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  2. NTEU warns on higher education under Coalition

    Posted 28 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union’s election advertisements claim that university class sizes have almost doubled in a generation.

    This is not just a slogan. It is based upon published ...

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  3. NTEU and Australian Greens to co-host a #Votesmart ‘tweetup’

    Posted 27 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    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 ...

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  4. Thousands protest over the future of higher education

    Posted 20 August 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    Thousands of university staff and students across Australia took part in today’s (Tuesday’s) National Day of Action aimed at putting higher education higher up the political agenda for ...

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  5. National Day of Action on higher education: Tuesday 20 August

    Posted 19 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU is joining forces with the National Union of Students (NUS) and the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) for a National Day of Action on Tuesday 20 August to champion the ...

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  6. Industrial action at UNE to jolt management

    Posted 15 August 2013 by Trevor Smith (University of New England)

    Academic and ELC members of the National Tertiary Education Union at UNE will step up industrial action, voting unanimously at a meeting on July 30 to engage in 2-hour work stoppages.

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  7. 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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  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. 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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  10. 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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