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  1. More Women Strongly Oppose the Federal Government's Uni Deregulation Plans

    Posted 2 July 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Given the overwhelming evidence on the impact of deregulation and other higher education policy changes proposed by the Federal Government, it should come as no real surprise that more women are ...

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  2. Bluestocking Week 2014: Crossing the Line

    Posted 23 June 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    This year’s Bluestocking Week theme is ‘Crossing the Line’. How could it be otherwise? The line has been crossed already, not by us but by the Abbott Coalition Government and their advocates and supporters, who are seeking to wind back the clock as they actively attack pro-women and feminist policies and perspectives. We cannot stand on the sideline, but have to cross the line ourselves.

    Last year, we focused on what the future may hold as it looked like the outcome of the federal election would be a neo-conservative Coalition Government.  

    The National Union of Students (NUS) announced early last year that ‘Our bluestockings are on the line.’ NTEU responded in August arguing that we must ‘hold the line’, defending equity and accessibility in universities, highlighting the value of education in a progressive society, and underlining the need to maintain a quality higher education sector through appropriate levels of public

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  3. 2013 edition of Agenda magazine

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

    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 ...

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    Agenda vol. 21

    Holding the Line!

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. There is a gender pay gap in universities: Bluestocking Week 12-16 August

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

    During Bluestocking Week, the Union is both celebrating the achievements of women staff and students in higher education and highlighting the ongoing gender inequities.

    Recently the ACTU President, ...

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  8. Landmark agreement to support employees affected by domestic violence

    Posted 25 July 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    New protections will be available for employees who experience situations of violence in their domestic lives, thanks to a landmark agreement between Swinburne University of Technology and the National Tertiary Education Union.

    With more than thirty universities in Australia looking to conclude enterprise agreements this year, this new set of entitlements for those who experience domestic violence will be a model for other universities – and other Australian employers – to follow.

    Swinburne and the NTEU have reached agreement on new protections which will be codified in the Enterprise Agreement which covers staff of the

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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. NTEU calls for action on domestic violence on International Women’s Day

    Posted 5 March 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    To mark International Women’s Day (8 March), the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is calling on universities to recognise that domestic violence is not only a social and economic ...

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