Our Union, NTEU, has been asked to join with all Victorian unions and community organisations on June 12 to demonstrate our deep opposition to the proposed Federal Budget. That Budget sets the ...
NTEU Media Release
NTEU analysis released today shows that the Abbott Government is shifting debt and costs away from the government and onto students.
Crucially, it shows that the level of debt students will owe the government will exceed the Australian government’s net debt sometime in the early 2020s as a result of their higher education changes.
NTEU National President, Jeannie Rea said this was cost shifting on a grand
Please note that it has become necessary to change the date of the "We are the University" lunchtime seminar.
It is now on TUESDAY June 3, 12.30 to 2. Old Arts Theatre A. We apologise for ...
Staff at La Trobe Melbourne (Navitas) will strike again today in response to management’s unwillingness to negotiate fairly with staff.
Last week, staff participated in protected industrial ...
NTEU analysis (downlaod copy below) of the new funding and regulatory arrangements for higher education concludes that:
- a minimum average increase in university tuition fees of at least 33% just to compensate for reductions in government funding and the introduction of new student funded scholarship scheme,
- the lifting of the cap on university fees could see the tuition fees for some degrees reach or exceed $100,000 especially in degrees like medicine, law, engineering and management and commerce,
- the introduction of interest on HELP debts is highly inequitable because students from disadvantaged backgrounds will not be in a position to pay their fees upfront,
- the changes to HELP are especially unfair for students who elect to take career breaks which means there is strong bias against female graduates, and
- the size and cost of servicing students loans will be the equivalent of a second
NTEU will be rallying for the jobs, safe workloads and quality services that the BIP threatens. We will remind Senior Management that Professional Staff are the heart of our University. ...
Last Wednesday NTEU installed eight lockers to pressure Navitas Management to provide interim lockers and space for casual ELICOS staff whilst we pursue better arrangements for desk and workspace. In ...
This document is a comparison of the line by line changes now sought by management to the provisions they had agreed in April.
LTM Students Advised Classes Cancelled Next Wednesday – Time to Demand Reimbursement & Special Consideration
Students pay a premium for the quality education delivered by NTEU members at La Trobe Melbourne. During work stoppages our members are not paid and it is only reasonable that students be reimbursed ...
La Trobe Melbourne staff on strike are not paid for any of the time they are on strike. If you are not provided the education experience for which you are entitled, it is reasonable to be reimbursed a proportion of the fee you are charged by La Trobe Melbourne.
Complete the form below to send your reimbursement claim directly to Rod Jones, the CEO of Navitas, owner of La Trobe Melbourne.
* denotes required fieldThis service is provided by NTEU Navitas. If you have any enquiries about the status of your reimbursement, please contact Navitas directly at firstname.lastname@example.org