University of Auckland


Tertiary Update – Vol 20 No 37 Some of the lowest paid people at the University of Auckland can now look forward to a fairer return on their work from next year, thanks to Tertiary Education Union (TEU) members who have negotiated collectively for a significant boost in pay for their lower paid colleagues. The proposed two year settlement will see pay increase by up to 4 percent in each year for those earning less than $40,000,...

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Some of the lowest paid people at the University of Auckland can now look forward to a fairer return on their work from next year, thanks to Tertiary Education Union members (TEU) who have negotiated collectively for a significant boost in pay for their lower paid colleagues. The proposed two year settlement will see pay increase by up to 4 percent in each year for those earning less than $40,000, meaning the lowest paid would receive...

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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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