Examining the role of student unionism in political action.
Tonight's vote signals an escalation in tactics from students and staff in response to austerity measures from the University.
Thousands join the School Strike 4 Climate to protest for urgent climate action.
Normally, the biennial poll at the tertiary union's Sydney branch is uncontested.
Sydney Uni staff are striking all day this Wednesday. But why?
The USU will not be shutting down its commercial operations on strike days
NTEU members vote on potential strike action
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.
Despite what we’d like to believe, the police force went too far at last week’s peaceful protest, writes Felix Donovan.
Nick Rowbotham critiques the Vice-Chancellor’s response to allegations of police violence at last week’s strike.