Following agreement late last year between the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and Edith Cowan University, new collective agreements have been settled for academic and general staff.
Important features of the new agreements include:
Although settled and signed by the parties, the new agreements are currently with Fair Work Australia awaiting certification. Once this formality is completed, the new agreements will be available to members on the NTEU ECU website: http://www.nteu.org.au//bd/ecu
NTEU ECU Branch President, Dr Alan Needham, said the successful bargaining outcomes were a result of a constructive approach being taken to the negotiations by all parties. He thanked the NTEU bargaining team which included Geoff Lummis and Judy McCulloch, staff-elected members Ute Mueller and Ian Bennett, and members of the ECU Branch for their strong support.