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Long time NTEU member, Professor Barbara Pocock AM has researched work and employment relations for more than 30 years. She has worked for Australian governments, community organisations, and universities including the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia, where in 2006 she founded the Centre for Work + Life. Initially trained as an economist, Barbara completed her doctorate in gender studies, and taught and researched labour studies and social science from the mid-1980s to 2014. As Barbara retires from full time work, NTEU National President Jeannie Rea and UNSW Branch President Sarah Gregson reflect upon her working
This year, it’s time for action on campuses. NTEU with NUS and CAPA will use Bluestocking Week to highlight the importance of women speaking out and sharing our stories and views.
We need to hear the stories of the women in our universities as we "cross the line" and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict women's freedom and opportunities. In short, we want to hear diverse and contemporary ‘bluestocking’ experiences.
We can create a human tapestry that describes the experiences of women who work and study in our universities, as women ‘cross the line’ and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict our freedom and opportunities.
We want to hear from all women in the university community:
- professional and general staff
Tell us your stories of the value of education and opportunity, and what you are doing to challenge the status
In conjunction with Bluestocking Week, the NTEU UNSW 2014 Lecture proudly invites you to hear Professor Barbara Pocock speak on: 'Women working and living in higher education: what I wish ...•
Casualisation “the dirty little secret of university expansion”, union to tell public parliamentary hearings into insecure employment bill
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 ...
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 ...
International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013: “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women”
Domestic violence and the rights of women workers
The United ...
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) says that the draft Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012, if passed, will legislate homophobia in many Australian workplaces, as well as ...
ACTU Release: International Women's Day: insecure work is the hidden driver of the gender pay gap, say unions
Better pay, paid parental leave and equal opportunity laws are important advancements but cannot alone reverse the deep-rooted inequity that women continue to face at work, say unions.