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Posts tagged with higher education

  1. Media Release: NTEU calls on Napthine to support TAFE in wake of Hall resignation

    Posted 13 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Following the resignation of State cabinet minister, Peter Hall, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is calling on Premier Napthine to appoint a replacement that is supportive of higher ...

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  2. Media Release: Macquarie University staff strike for fairer workloads

    Posted 11 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members at Macquarie University are striking today for more permanent and early career academic staff to address casualisation and ensure fairer workloads.

    Negotiations with Macquarie ...

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  3. Media Release: University of Queensland staff strike

    Posted 11 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members at the University of Queensland (UQ) will strike today for better pay and conditions at the University.

    A meeting of NTEU members at UQ voted unanimously on the 11th of February to ...

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  4. Media Release: NTEU advertisement highlights plight of University of Queensland staff

    Posted 11 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has taken out a full page advertisement on page 10 of today’s Courier Mail to highlight the plight of staff employed at the University of Queensland ...

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  5. Media Release: Staff at Curtin University angry over direction the University is taking

    Posted 6 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    More than two hundred academic, professional and general staff have met at Curtin University to raise concerns about changes taking place at the university that are deemed by many staff to be ...

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  6. Swinburne Rips Domestic Violence Protections from Casual Staff

    Posted 27 February 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    In the non-union ballot currently underway at Swinburne, Vice Chancellor Linda Kristjanson has inserted new provisions into a special part of the Agreement which excludes protections against domestic ...

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  7. Rolling strikes kick off University of Western Sydney

    Posted 25 February 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members at the University of Western Sydney will begin rolling strikes from Friday 28th February after members voted to recommence protected action.

    The decision follows the breakdown of ...

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  8. IMF agrees: more investment needed in education

    Posted 21 February 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief, Christine Lagarde, used last night’s QandA program to underscore the importance of investing in education.

    Christine Lagarde: “Clearly, ...

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  9. TAFEs need urgent funding to support jobs

    Posted 18 February 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union has called for an urgent injection of TAFE funding in the wake of further job losses in Victoria announced at Alcoa this morning.

    President of the NTEU ...

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  10. Media Release: UQ staff vote to strike

    Posted 12 February 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Members of the NTEU at the University of Queensland voted yesterday to step up their Enterprise Bargaining campaign with a set of actions culminating in a 24 hour strike in the second week of ...

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