Wellington Institute of Technology

Organiser

Phillip Dyhrberg

Email phillip.dyhrberg@teu.ac.nz

PO Box 11 767 Wellington 6142,
Level 8 Education House, 178 Willis St, Wellington 6011
Tel 04 801 5098
Email wellington@teu.ac.nz

Branch President

Tony Dellabarca

tony.dellabarca@weltec.ac.nz
04 9202 400

Employment Agreement

Wellington Institute of Technology CA to 05 December 2014 – web

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  • Metro ITPs take lobbyist to meet minister

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    Minister for Tertiary Education Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce, says he has attended a number of meetings with Metro ITP representatives at which someone from the private lobbying firm Saunders ...

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  • Weltec foundation cuts hit refugees

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    Tertiary Update Vol 15 No 44 The Dominion Post reports that up to 80 refugee students in the Hutt Valley will lose out on English language classes because of government funding ...

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  • Foundation studies campaign saves jobs at UCOL

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    TEU’s national day of action opposing cuts to foundation studies campaign drew widespread publicity and a small initial victory at UCOL where several jobs were saved. As last week’s day of ...

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  • Protests over foundation studies cut

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    Tertiary Update Vol 15 No 41 TEU members are holding protests and meetings at polytechnics around the country today to convince the government to put more money into foundation studies education ...

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  • Foundation studies cuts continue around the country

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    Following UCOL’s announcements of massive course closures and staff cuts as a result of government funding cuts, other polytechnics are now also announcing course closures and staff cuts. The Nelson Mail reported that ...

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  • Weltec tutors ponder building indemnity

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    Weltec is pressuring its construction tutors to become Licenced Building Practitioners and use their practicing certificate to sign off as compliant any work their students do while under their tutelage. There ...

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  • Lobbying bill could end secret tertiary education lobbying

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    A lobbying disclosure bill that is to be debated by parliament could impact tertiary institutions that currently pay lobbying agencies to influence politicians.  Last year Tertiary Update revealed that private lobbying and consultancy company Saunders ...

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  • Quick strike at Weltec restarts negotiations

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    Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 32 After TEU members at Weltec took a lightning strike across Weltec’s three campuses (Petone, Wellington and Auckland) earlier this week the union’s bargaining team was ...

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  • Lightning strike at Weltec

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    TEU members at Weltec walked straight out from their jobs this afternoon after voting to go on strike over pressure from their employer to increase their working hours. The polytechnic wants ...

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  • Negotiations across the nation

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    The employers at the five Ready2Go polytechnics (Whitireia, Wintec, BOPP, Unitec and NorthTec) have now finally agreed that they are indeed ‘ready to go’ and have agreed dates to negotiate with their ...

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  • Public tertiary institutions employ private lobbyist

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    A long queue of publicly funded tertiary education institutions and organisations are, or have recently been employing the services of private lobbying and consultancy company Saunders Unsworth. Saunders Unsworth lists among ...

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  • Engineers needed to build ultra-fast broadband

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    Industry training standards body ETITO and the engineers’ union EPMU are both questioning the country’s supply of skilled workers to service and maintain the government’s planned fibre optic networks. ETITO, ...

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  • Whitireia and Weltec want one-stop wellyshop

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    Whitireia NZ and Weltec intend to create a combined council to govern them both. However, Roger Sowry, who is already chair of both polytechnic councils, says that the two institutions are ...

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  • Weltec staff worry about being locked in to Rimutaka

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    Union members at Weltec thought they had reached an agreement with their employer that they would not be compelled to teach at Rimutaka prison if they did not wish to. ...

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