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  1. NTEU supports Monster Climate Petition

    Posted 8 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    www.monsterclimatepetition.com.au

    Click here to like the Monster Climate Petition on Facebook

    The aim of the petition  is to make visible to the politicians the extent and depth of community ...

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  2. Barbara Pocock work+life

    Posted 5 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    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

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  3. NTEU’s Agreements – looking through a gender lens

    Posted 5 September 2014 by (Women)

    In the current round of bargaining in universities, NTEU has achieved economy-leading salary outcomes and a range of important improvements in conditions of employment. Those include improved rights and leave for staff experiencing domestic violence, as well as changes which will reduce barriers to women’s career progression and help to close the gender pay gap. 

    Domestic Violence Provisions

    In this round of bargaining, all NTEU Branches claimed for specific Agreement provisions addressing domestic violence, including joint university-union development of policies, provision that no staff member be disadvantaged in their employment due to dealing with domestic violence, and special leave for staff seeking safe housing, attending court hearings etc. While there was no mandatory settlement point associated with the claim, the Union’s National Executive recommended that Branches aim for four stars out of a possible 7 (including paid leave) using the 7-star rating system developed by the Domestic and Family Violence Clearing House (DFVCH) at

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  4. Agenda 2014 out now

    Posted 5 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The 2014 edition of Agenda, NTEU's women's journal, is now available online. Mailout of hardcopy to members will begin on 10 September.

    Check the NTEU Women's blog for postings of selected features ...

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    Journal
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    Agenda vol. 22

    Crossing the Line!

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  5. On Equal Pay Day, Union warns women could earn less but pay more

    Posted 5 September 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Union warns women earn less but could still pay more

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today warned that women graduates could end up earning less but still pay off increased student ...

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  6. Position Vacant: University of Wollongong Branch Organiser

    Posted 4 September 2014 by Joanne Riley (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU - NSW is seeking to employ a full-time Organiser, situated at the University of Wollongong Branch of the NTEU.

    The NTEU is a federally registered union with coverage of academic and general ...

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  7. Media Release: Inquiry a chance for VCs to rule out $100,000 degrees.

    Posted 4 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is confident that today’s Senate decision to refer the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 to the Senate’s Education and ...

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  8. Senate Inquiry into Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill

    Posted 4 September 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    Today the Senate agreed to refer the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 to Senate’s Education and Employment Legislation Committee. 

    Details for the inquiry can be ...

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  9. Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2004

    Posted 4 September 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    The House Representatives has passed the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014. 

    The Bill includes amendments to the Higher Education Support Act (HESA) 2003 and other ...

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  10. Media Release: $100,000 degrees very likely according to Professor Chapman

    Posted 3 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union, who have been accused of exaggeration on their claim that some university degrees will cost $100,000 if the Government’s budget changes are implemented, ...

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