“We don't anticipate the campaign weakening at all, and whatever students can do for staff, we’re there for you a hundred per cent of the way.”
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?
NTEU members voted in favour of a 48-hour strike in Week 10 after University management failed to meet core union demands on preserving research time, secure employment for casuals, and a real pay rise.
We can’t afford to let staff-student solidarity die.
Your SRC Education Officers on why you should join staff on the picket lines next Wednesday.
Picketers at Western Sydney University blocked entrance to the South Parramatta campus in protest of staff working conditions.
Individual staff members are under no legal obligation to inform an employer of an intention to strike, contrary to what Jagose’s email may suggest.
The strikes represent a step forward in the NTEU’s enterprise bargaining negotiations.
An EAG and NTEU forum held this afternoon discussed the need for staff-student solidarity.
Will USyd also pursue the nuclear option?