Massey University


Massey University, the Tertiary Education Union, and [email protected] hosted a morning tea on 8 March to celebrate International Women’s Day and launch the updated report on pay and employment equity at the University. Massey University is the only University in New Zealand to have conducted a full pay and employment equity (PaEE) review in conjunction with the Tertiary Education Union in 2009. The PaEE Implementation Group maintains...

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More than 1,000 staff at Massey University have been invited to express an interest in quitting their jobs, raising fears that the institution could be restructuring by stealth. Massey university management sent letters to more than 1,000 staff in the Colleges of Science and Health at the end of last month inviting them to take voluntary redundancy in a bid to slash staff costs. A similar letter was then sent to staff working in the...

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Staff and students at Massey University have come together to urge the Vice-Chancellor to support well paid jobs. Several hundred staff and students have signed postcards calling on Vice-Chancellor Jan Thomas to introduce a transparent and equitable pay model for general staff and to offer a pay increase so staff can meet rising living costs. In recent years, pay increases for staff at Massey University have not kept pace with...

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Tertiary Update – Vol 20 No 29 Massey University Vice-Chancellor, Jan Thomas, has warned that job cuts may be on the horizon in a bid to manage budget cuts. In a wide ranging interview with Massey University’s student magazine, Massive, Thomas would not rule out job cuts a Massey looks to meet a Tertiary Education Commission requirement that universities maintain a 3 per cent surplus. Thomas also claimed there was a problem of...

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On the Fence creators discuss how they are helping to guide people towards finding their best match amongst the parties standing in the upcoming election. Young people have rejected many aspects of party political politics and their participation rates are consistently around 30 percent below those aged over 50. Many are not enrolled. Of those who are enrolled, barely a third vote. Young people want dialogue, collaboration and...

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Massey and EIT to discuss living wage

Massey and EIT to discuss living wage


Posted By on Feb 23, 2017

The TEU at the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) and Palmerston North campus of Massey University will meet in March to discuss what the Living Wage means for staff at both institutions. The meetings follow in the wake of news that the Living Wage will increase to $20.20 from 1 July. The Living Wage is updated annually to reflect changes in the labour market and the rising cost to workers of providing themselves and their families...

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