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TEU members celebrate general staff

TEU members celebrate general staff


Posted By on Apr 6, 2017

TEU members across New Zealand came together yesterday to celebrate the contribution general staff make to their institutions. They go by many names – general staff, professional staff , allied staff – and they are crucial to making sure New Zealand students get the world class learning experience that they deserve and expect. TEU’s General Staff Day is an annual celebration and most Vice-Chancellors and Chief Executives...

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Staff at the University of Auckland stopped worked for four hours last week and stood together to call on the Vice-Chancellor to offer union members a fair and equal increase in pay. TEU members voted to go on strike after Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stuart McCutcheon, remained intransigent in his opposition to a flat rate pay increase, fair pay for professional staff and the Living Wage for the lowest paid. Hundreds of staff and...

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Tertiary Update Vol 20 No 9 Staff at the University of Auckland are stopping work on Thursday to stand together in calling on the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stuart McCutcheon, to offer union members a fair and equitable increase in pay. The half day strike follows more than seven months of negotiations during which the TEU has sought a cost-neutral flat rate pay increase, fair pay for professional staff and the Living Wage for the...

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Responding to Auckland University Students’ Association’s statement in support of Thursday’s fair pay strike, John Egan, Academic co-president of the TEU at Auckland University, said: “We are delighted the AUSA is joining us in calling on the Vice-Chancellor to agree to an equal pay increase for all of our members and to pay the lowest paid staff the Living Wage. Academic and professional staff at the university work tirelessly to...

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All staff at the University of Auckland should be given a fair and equitable increase in their pay, the TEU said today after announcing staff would take strike action on 16 March as part of a campaign to achieve an equitable outcome from pay negotiations. Negotiations with university management have been ongoing for more than seven months, during which time the TEU has sought to secure the fairest possible outcome for all university...

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The Tertiary Education Union has joined with AUSA and other groups urging the vice-chancellor of Auckland University to step in and reverse a decision that allows a group promoting white supremacy to spread racist messages as part of orientation week. The TEU is among a range of organisations appalled by a decision of the university’s Campus Life department to grant the ‘Auckland University European Students’ Association’ a...

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