Posts Tagged "REAPs"


A recent hui of representatives from some of TEU’s smallest branches said the union’s priorities on fair pay and decent working conditions were aspirational rather than a reality for some of their workers. The hui, which included TEU members from Rural Education Activities Programmes (REAPs), Te Tari Puna Ora o Aotearoa, Plunket Parents as First Teachers, and private training establishments (PTEs), took place last month in Wellington....

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Tertiary Update Vol 17 No 26 Four-fifths of scientists do not believe the National Science Challenges are the best way to organise research to deliver benefits to New Zealand, according to a quick snap poll by the New Zealand Association of Scientists. The association conducted a poll of its members over the weekend and received 290 responses – many of them with detailed comments. Over half of the polled scientists disagree that...

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Improved consultation on redundancy, as well as a 2 percent pay rise in the first year and a rate-of-inflation pay rise in the second year underpin a proposed new collective agreement for TEU members at the Tairāwhiti, Ruapehu, Marlborough and West REAPs TEU’s bargaining team, Kris Smith and Cheryl Jackson met in Hokitika and negotiated the agreement for all four REAPs in one day. “Our claims were pretty simple – we went in...

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TEU members at the Central Plateau REAP have negotiated one of the highest pay rises in the tertiary education sector this year. The two year agreement includes annual pay increases of 2 percent. Local organiser Lawrence O’Halloran says while the pay rises are still not large they do help and they are notable because they are higher than other larger tertiary institutions have been willing to offer their staff. For union members the...

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There are two candidates standing for the one position of  REAP/OTEP/PTE rep on the Industrial and Professional Committee. Below is information about each of the two candidates, and an explanation of how the vote will take place At the bottom of this page is a comment section where you can ask the candidates questions, as well as read their answers to questions that other people have asked them. [toggle_container...

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