The decision represents a reversal of the Court’s 2019 ruling in favour of the University.
Despite 15 months of ongoing enterprise bargaining, University management has yet to put forward substantial offers on key NTEU demands.
This development comes after a student who participated in online strike action was threatened with disciplinary action by the University last month.
JCU is proposing to reduce professional staff positions by 10 per cent, despite only a 4.3 per cent decline in student enrolments in 2021.
David Brophy has been elected Vice President (Academic Staff) and Jennifer Dowling has been elected Vice President (General Staff) of the USyd National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) Branch.
Students and staff rally against the systemic wage theft perpetrated by University management, with a focus on the plight of casual staff.
Representatives from teachers unions share insightful thoughts on the challenges facing teachers in Australia today, highlighting the common issue of increasingly unmanageable workloads, the need for better pay, and increased social recognition of the value of teachers.
The shearers of 1891 show us the immense and unprecedented positive impacts that can emerge from industrial action; who knows where victories in modern battles for workers’ rights like the NTEU’s – and subsequently the rights of ordinary people across Australia – will lead us?
Staff and students joined forces to restrict access to Camperdown and Conservatorium campuses today in support of the NTEU’s ongoing enterprise bargaining campaign.
The Australian Education Union (AEU) has threatened legal action if the move is not reversed.