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?
The NTEU will strike again on 4 and 5 October
They formed picket lines at all major University entrances.
The USU will not be shutting down its commercial operations on strike days
The vote to strike was near-unanimous
The impact of industrial action goes beyond the classroom.