The vote relates to the Union’s log of claims for the 2021-22 Enterprise Bargaining period.
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The NTEU’s history can provide us with a guide for future industrial action.
The protest follows mounting rebukes of managements’ treatment of casual staff, including investigations into wage theft across 21 universities.
Staff are demanding renumeration for six years of unpaid marking and administration work.
The Commonwealth Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) on Friday delivered a sternly-worded rebuke to universities over mass underpayment scandals and their…
Claims of wage theft were referred to as “a mistaken belief that casual academic staff are entitled to be paid for any time spent at their discretion and choice.”
Enrolment numbers will determine what will be cut, merged or otherwise diminished.
“Once again the University’s response appears very much to be ‘why pay your staff correctly when legally you can get away with underpaying them?’”
University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell has issued a public apology to casuals for a “systematic failure of respect,” and…
For casual staff, working while ill is not an anomaly but points to systemic exploitation in the university model.