Green jobs must be protected: University of Melbourne staff address the Vice-Chancellor

The University of Melbourne’s National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) Climate Justice Network has published an open letter to Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell demanding job security for energy and climate scientists as the economic toll of COVID-19 mounts in the tertiary education sector.

2 June 2020
University of Melbourne Rejects National Jobs Protection Framework

The University of Melbourne will not participate in the National Jobs Protection Framework as proposed by the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU), describing it as a “complex, bureaucratic mechanism” in an email to staff on Friday.

20 May 2020
Striking UniMelb Staff Join Union Rally of Up to 100,000

Today at 9am, University of Melbourne striking staff members joined other unionists and workers for the ‘Change the Rules’ rally in the Melbourne CBD, which turned out up to 100,000 people.

9 May 2018
Classes on Hold as Staff Protest Tomorrow

This Wednesday, some classes will not run at the University as staff plans to abandon work to protest the University regarding its stance on workplace agreements.

8 May 2018
Staff Industrial Action Looms As NTEU Negotiations Stall

Staff at the University of Melbourne have begun the process of commencing industrial action, due to slow-moving negotiations regarding conditions of work with the University.

17 April 2018
Free Speech

Tensions have flared once again in the ongoing enterprise bargaining process between the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and the University of Melbourne Administration.

16 October 2017
Split Opinions

Students and staff may be disadvantaged by new employment contracts proposed by the University in its collective bargaining agreement, currently being negotiated with the National Teaching and Education Union (NTEU).

13 July 2017
NTEU Consider Action

University staff could strike or protest on campus this year after voting for industrial action on working conditions. The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and the University have been negotiating a new collective agreement, which would cover staff from professors and tutors to security guards. NTEU campaigner and archivist at the Baillieu Library Katie Wood […]

30 June 2013