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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.

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.

Spence ignores the truth

Spence ignores the truth

Nick Rowbotham critiques the Vice-Chancellor’s response to allegations of police violence at last week’s strike.

Michael Spence’s response to the SRC Executive’s open letter on police violence

Michael Spence’s response to the SRC Executive’s open letter on police violence

Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence responds to the SRC Executive’s request to keep police off campus.

Creepy leather gloves

Creepy leather gloves

Edward McMahon describes his experience of police intimidation tactics.

Spence denies collaboration with police at strike

Spence denies collaboration with police at strike

Hannah Ryan reports on last week’s strike.

Open letter to Michael Spence

Open letter to Michael Spence

The SRC Executive has written an open letter to Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence about police on campus

Police clash with protesters at USYD strike

Yesterday’s strike at USYD, the fourth day of industrial action so far this semester, has given rise to claims of police brutality and questions over the University’s involvement in inviting riot police on campus.

My wonderful day

My wonderful day

TRIGGER WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS GRAPHIC DESCRIPTIONS OF ASSAULT. Tom Raue recounts his experiences with police at the strike on May 14.

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 […]