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NTEU votes to accept EBA offer

NTEU votes to accept EBA offer

The NTEU’s membership has voted to cancel its proposed three day strike and accept the University’s latest enterprise bargaining offer, spelling the end of its 18 months of negotiations over a new EBA

Strikes set to continue

Strikes set to continue

The biggest issue still on the table is pay. The unions are asking for 2% in salary increases every six months – about 4% per annum – and management is currently offering 2.9% every year.

Solidarity forever for the unicorn makes us strong!

Solidarity forever for the unicorn makes us strong!

Hannah Ryan took a wander through a dark forest and encountered a mystical beast, fighting for a better world and labour rights.

I didn’t believe them either

I didn’t believe them either

Despite what we’d like to believe, the police force went too far at last week’s peaceful protest, writes Felix Donovan.

Police arrest 11 at strike

Police arrest 11 at strike

Nick Rowbotham reports on police presence at the NTEU’s fifth day of industrial action

Cops off campus rally descends on VC’s office

Cops off campus rally descends on VC’s office

Hannah Ryan reports on last week’s rally against police violence

Walking off the job…

Walking off the job…

It has been almost a decade since members of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) last went on strike at Sydney University. In 2009, the NTEU threatened to strike on two occasions, only to cancel strike action at the eleventh hour when the University’s administration agreed to back down on proposed changes to pay and […]

On Staff Cuts, The University Responds

On Staff Cuts, The University Responds

After student rallies which made national headlines, Vice Chancellor Dr Michael Spence and Director of Corporate Media Relations Andrew Potter justify the necessity of budget cuts.

A thousand voices denounce staff cuts

A thousand voices denounce staff cuts

Around 1300 students gathered in support of Sydney University staff facing the axe. Honi Soit’s James O’Doherty reports on a momentum-shifting march.

NTEU takes the next step

NTEU takes the next step

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has taken the University of Sydney to Fair Work Australia over the decision to cut more than one hundred academic staff. The University has been asked to stop the job cuts process until the case is heard. If the hearing is successful, the University of Sydney may have to […]

University Trims the Fat as Academics Face the Axe

University Trims the Fat as Academics Face the Axe

Max Chalmers investigates why your lecturers might be missing.