In an all-members meeting today, NTEU members passed a motion to place a ban on attending campus from Friday, July 7, to Tuesday, July 11; place a ban on teaching in Week 2 (July 17 to July 21 inclusive); hold a 24-hour strike on Thursday, July 20.
In recent weeks, the NTEU has activated several mechanisms to contest the unfair workload model on behalf of staff who have worked tirelessly to contest the grossly unfair workload model and its application.
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.
Management isn’t enaging with our WFH claims in current bargaining and professional staff report unsafe and unfair return-to-campus directions.
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
Read and sign our open letter demanding Deakin pay back casual staff their stolen wages. Even Columbaris had the decency to do that!
Wage theft of casual academic staff is rife at Australian universities. Rally Against Wage Theft on 30 November to help us end structural precarious employment and exploitation!