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The Minister for Education Christopher Pyne and other supporters of his proposed changes to higher education funding and regulation have dismissed claims of $100,000 university degrees as ...
The long running case against La Trobe University was brought to its conclusion this afternoon.
The Fair Work Commission has made a number of findings, including that the suppression of certain ...
8 SEPTEMBER 2014
Media Release: Community concerned about financial health of SCU
An NTEU petition running in local communities around SCU has been met with a groundswell of support.
The aim of the petition is to make visible to the politicians the extent and depth of community ...
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
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...