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Campus Review featured an article on the NTEU's Insecure Work submission yesterday. The article is available here. In the article Dr John Buchanan from the Workplace Research Centre (WRC) based in ...
Yesterday the Howe Indpendent Inquiry into Insecure Work began as the first of twenty three locations around Australia. QLD Division Secretary, Margaret Lee, and two casual academics appeared before ...
An article on casual workers appeared yesterday in The West Australian featuring Murdoch Branch Casual member Brad Evans. You can read it here.
Attached below is the NTEU's submission to the Independent Inquiry into Insecure Work in Australia. For more information about the ACTU Independent Inquiry take a look at the following link.
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The ACTU launched a major national campaign to address the spread of insecure work in Australian workplaces in Sept 2011. The following submission is the NTEU's response to the Independent Inquiry being conducted by former deputy PM Brian Howe.
Unions have launched a new inquiry into insecure work in Australia.
Workers will have the opportunity to share their stories about the impact of casual and contract employment alongside community groups, unions and employers in a new national independent inquiry to investigate the extent of insecure work in Australia.
The inquiry is part of the Secure Jobs. Better Future campaign, and will be open for submissions between 2 November and 16 December, before public hearings in each state in February and March.
Share your story
The NTEU is asking you to share your experience and views of insecure work, particularly casual work in the higher education sector.
Submissions will be able to be lodged on the campaign website, securejobs.org.au, or by phoning a special insecure work hotline on 1300 362 223 (toll free).
UWS casual academic, Chris Elenor, spoke about his experiences as a casual worker at the launch of the ACTU’s Secure Jobs, Better Future campaign yesterday.
While national figures indicate that 40% of the Australian workforce is employed in some form of insecure work, the situation is even more stark in higher education. Recent research has revealed that 60% of the academic workforce in universities is employed on a casual basis.
Secure Jobs, Better Future is a national campaign to improve the rights and working lives of Australians employed in insecure work. More information about the campaign can be found here.
Chris Elenor is the newly elected chair of the NTEU National Academic Casuals Committee. Some of his experiences as a casual worker were published yesterday in SMH online.
Today’s launch by the ACTU of a national campaign to address the growing crisis of insecure work has been welcomed by the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU).
Whilst national ...