Members have been reporting that managers across the university are beginning to compel staff to return to campus beyond what is required for a given role or for spurious reasons.
NTEU Deakin Branch
Management isn’t enaging with our WFH claims in current bargaining and professional staff report unsafe and unfair return-to-campus directions.
On 14 March 23, the Deakin NTEU bargaining team met with management to continue our negotiations for a new enterprise agreement. We remain significantly apart on a range of issues. Management’s offers are entirely unsatisfactory.
Deakin NTEU bargaining team met with management to discuss our claims for a new enterprise agreement.
You will have received a bargaining update on 13/2/24. Several of their claims, including reference to the union’s position, are simply not true. Other points obscure the truth.
We discussed our proposed changes to the Enterprise Agreement to improve the working conditions and rights for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers.
Today we went to The Fair Work Commission for a conciliation meeting with the University regarding our casual wage theft claim. Our position reflects the experience and knowledge of Deakin Staff members, as evidenced by an open letter sent to our Vice Chancellor, Professor Iain… Read More »Conciliation meeting at FWC regarding our casual wage theft claim
In the leadup to the public holiday this week the NTEU Deakin Branch reached out to the Vice Chancellor, Iain Martin asking his support to allow all staff to substitute this public holiday for another suitable day, agreed with their line manager. We are disappointed… Read More »Respectful Work Arragements for Invasion Day: A disappointing response from our Vice Chancellor
As we approach the public holiday this week the NTEU Deakin Branch has reached out to the Vice Chancellor, Ian Martin asking his support to allow all staff to substitute this public holiday for another suitable day, agreed with their line manager.
Reported in The Age (19 January 2022), NTEU member, academic and mother, Cameo Dalley, alleges Deakin discriminated against her due her pregnancy.