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Lincoln cleaners outsourced

Lincoln University will outsource its staff to an as yet undecided cleaning company, but TEU organiser Cindy Doull says it is not worth it, and what money the university might save is negligible. “We’re disappointed that...

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The Templin Manifesto

Gratefully republished from the Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (the German Education and Research Workers’ Union or GEW) www.gew.de A dream career in academic life For a reform of personnel structure and career paths in higher education...

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UCOL bargaining timeline to 8 April

6 August 2013 Bargaining initiated 1 November 2013 Claims exchanged 7 & 8 November 2013, Bargaining starts and BPA signed.  Employer offers 0%. 26 November 2013 TEU lunchtime union meeting, well attended, calls for union to start industrial...

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‘We want people to vote’

The general election this year is, for TEU, about two things says TEU national president Lesley Francey, a new blueprint for public tertiary education, and restoring New Zealanders’ democracy by building the opportunity for...

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Pay rises crash after financial crisis

Pay increases have crashed since the global economic crisis according to CTU economist Bill Rosenberg. Rosenberg has compared wage and price increases over the period of Global Financial Crisis and under the National government....

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Wintec members vote on 1.5 percent

TEU members at Wintec will vote this week on whether to accept a 1.5 percent pay rise for the next 11 months. The TEU bargaining team at Wintec believe, after four months of negotiations,...