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Casual staff still unpaid at Swinburne

Hundreds of casual staff at Swinburne University have still not been paid for work they have done this semester, says the National Tertiary Education Union, and there concerns that the problem will occur again next semester. Charlie Saunders, an NTEU ...

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TAFE cuts hit Ballarat hard

Dual-sector University of Ballarat will terminate up to 60 TAFE courses and a large number of staff in the wake of the Victorian government’s plan to slash nearly $300 million from public providers. The university says it is the latest ...

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Redundancies reduced at Sydney

Three students were arrested at a protest over redundancies at the University of Sydney last week, where a police officer’s arm was also broken. After months of at times angry debate, including a hearing at Fair Work Australia, the university ...

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ANU backs down on job cuts

The Australian National University has decided not to use mass redundancies to save $40 million, although vice-chancellor Professor Ian Young has said some redundancies may still be necessary in the future.  The National Tertiary Education Union welcomed the decision and ...

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Uni staffs join forces to oppose cuts

Staff and students protesting planned budget cuts at the Australian National University have been told they have the support of colleagues at The University of Sydney. National Tertiary Education Union NSW division secretary Michael Thomson told a rally in Canberra that ...

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ANU staff reject proposed job cuts

Staff at the Australian National University in Canberra have rejected plans for redundancies, with union representatives saying there are other ways to save money than by cutting jobs – and that the university may not be in the financial straits ...

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Behaviour standards ‘managerialism gone mad’

A dispute has been sparked at RMIT University over management’s proposal to embed behavioural standards in academic and professional work plans. Staff believe the new standards could be used against them in work reviews. The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) ...

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Jobs on the line at ANU

The Australian National University is the latest institution to flag the possibility of staff cuts, with vice-chancellor Ian Young announcing it needs to save $40 million dollars to remain financially healthy. But the National Tertiary Education Union says the suggested cuts ...

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Union and Sydney uni back to talks

Fair Work Australia has instructed the University of Sydney and the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) to go back to discussing the proposed redundancies of more than 300 staff – and both sides are claiming it as a victory. The dispute ...

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