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AUT strike Union members at the Auckland University of Technology have voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking strike action in regard to their collective negotiations that have so far seen management not agreeing to their salary claims. The claims include a 3% increase and that the lowest paid staff members should be paid the Living Wage. Tertiary Education Union (TEU) members are asking for a 3 percent boost in pay for all staff...

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TEU national president, Sandra Grey joined TEU members and students at AUT this week to call on the Vice-Chancellor to pay all staff at the institution a Living Wage. Nearly one thousand students and staff signed a petition that will be presented to AUT Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack as part of the bargaining process. “Every person working at AUT makes a huge contribution to making the institution a great place to study, so it is...

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Education Amendment Bill Petition

Education Amendment Bill Petition


Posted By on Sep 14, 2018

Education Amendment Bill Petition To the New Zealand Parliament on the 2nd Reading of the Education Amendment Bill Tertiary education institutions are crucial to delivering social, cultural, economic, and environmental wellbeing. For institutions to meet the needs of all New Zealanders, staff and students must have a strong voice in decisions about how institutions are run. We urge parliament to be bold in its recognition that staff...

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Mālō e lelei! It is Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga – Tongan Language Week. Here Dr Sione Vaka, Senior Lecturer at the School of Clinical Sciences at AUT talks about his role in preserving the Tongan language and culture. Dr Vaka is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Clinical Sciences at AUT and also the President for the Longolongo Youth Club which is a group of Tongan that meet regularly in Onehunga.  The Tongan youth that...

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              Petition for the Living Wage for ALL workers at AUT   Every worker at AUT deserves the Living Wage that enables them to pay for the basic necessities of life. Yet some workers at AUT do not receive this. The Living Wage for 2018 has been calculated as $20.55 per hour, which is $4.05 more than the government set $16.50 minimum wage. Please show your support by asking AUT to ensure...

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University bargaining underway

University bargaining underway


Posted By on May 24, 2018

Negotiations are underway concerning future pay and conditions for staff working under collective agreements at five universities. The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) has initiated bargaining at the University of Otago, Lincoln University, the University of Canterbury, the University of Waikato and the Auckland University of Technology. TEU members at each institution will be negotiating collectively over the coming months for salaries...

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