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NTEU National Office

Posts tagged with bargaining

  1. Media Release: NTEU launches Federal Court action against La Trobe

    Posted 20 November 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU applied to the Federal Court of Australia today for a permanent injunction that would stop forced sackings at La Trobe University.

    La Trobe University announced on 28th February 2014 that ...

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  2. Media Release: JCU does the dirty on cleaners

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

    Cleaners made redundant by James Cook University back in May are dismayed that university management have failed to pay the additional money they are owed, despite being directed to do so by the ...

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  3. Media Release: NTEU wins case over 350 job cuts at La Trobe University

    Posted 9 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    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 ...

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  4. 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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  5. NTEU Release: UTS staff to go on strike

    Posted 19 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Less than a month after the arrival of new Vice-Chancellor, Attila Brungs, academic staff at UTS are embarking on a 24-hour strike.  

    The strike will begin at 8am, this Wednesday 20 August. ...

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  6. Media Release: University of Sydney library sheds workers, cuts services

    Posted 31 July 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The University of Sydney is in the midst of a major cutback to campus library services, with plans to remove collections from four libraries: Medical, Dentistry, Badham and Camden, restrictions on ...

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  7. Media Release: Full day ‘Sport Strike’ at La Trobe Melbourne (Navitas)

    Posted 28 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    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 ...

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  8. NTEU Release: Staff strike at La Trobe Melbourne Navitas

    Posted 21 May 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Staff at La Trobe Melbourne (Navitas) will strike for one hour today for better working conditions and job security. Staff will stop work from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.

    The decision to stop work follows ...

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  9. Member action builds a strong Union and wins great outcomes for general staff

    Posted 8 April 2014 by Adam Knobel (University of Sydney)

    Sydney University Branch have won a great Enterprise Agreement and built a stronger, bigger Branch following 7 days of industrial action in 2013.

    Over 200 new members have joined the NTEU – and ...

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    Congratulations to Sydney Uni NTEU members Congratulations to Sydney Uni NTEU members
  10. Progress report on domestic violence provisions in Round 6 Enterprise Agreements

    Posted 28 March 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Report by Margaret Moloney to the Women’s Action Committee

    In July 2013 the NTEU Women’s Action Committee successfully recommended to the National Executive that they adopt the ...

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