In an historic move, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) voted today to spend $1 million on an election campaign to defend higher education in the September federal election.
NTEU National Council protests against dumb cuts to university funding at Parliament House, Canberra
This morning, 120 NTEU National Council delegates meeting in Canberra protested outside Parliament House against the cuts to university funding.
Jeannie Rea, National NTEU President, said that ...
Deakin University staff to walk off job on Wednesday after stalled collective agreement negotiations
Deakin University staff will walk off the job next Wednesday (5 June) over stalled collective agreement negotiations.
“This is not just a dispute about fair pay,” said Dr Colin Long, ...
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has welcomed the announcement by the Australian Greens today that it will campaign against the latest cuts to university funding and student support made ...
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 ...
The NTEU Analysis of the 2013-14 Federal Budget, prepared by National Policy and Research Coordinator Paul Kniest, is now available for download:
This analysis clearly demonstrates that:
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Fiji is famous for its sandy white beaches, blue waters, palm trees, sunshine and smiling faces. But behind the island beauty lies a much uglier reality.
Since Commodore Frank Bainimarama seized power of the South Pacific nation in 2006, the regime has systematically stripped workers of their wages and conditions.
Now, over 60 per cent of Fijian wage earners are living below the poverty line, hotel workers earn less than $3 an hour, and workers vocal in opposition to the regime have been threatened and assaulted.
We can support the people of Fiji get their island paradise