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TEU Members To Strike At Yoobee

Monday, 12 February 2024, 9:58 am | NZTEU

Union members at Yoobee College of Creative Innovation will strike for four and a half hours today following collective agreement negotiations that have dragged on since September 2022 without yielding a pay offer. Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary ... More >>

Secret trade agreement bad for education and democracy

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 9:31 am | NZTEU

It is not acceptable that trade negotiators could be secretly signing away control over our education system, says TEU national secretary Sharn Riggs. More >>

Stop the Job Cuts at Manukau Institute of Technolgoy

Friday, 17 October 2014, 2:56 pm | NZTEU

The chief executive at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) wants to cut the equivalent of 50 full time jobs from the faculties of engineering and trades, and education and social sciences. More >>

Tertiary Update Vol 16 No 1

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 10:27 am | NZTEU

NMIT Members Call For End To Pay-Productivity Link For the last two years, Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) has linked a significant portion of its pay offer it has made to academics to the institute's success in achieving surpluses ... More >>

Tertiary Update Vol 15 No 33

Thursday, 20 September 2012, 11:12 am | NZTEU

Union members at Victoria University of Wellington won an extra week of paid parental leave when negotiations concluded with their employer last week. Members will get to vote on whether to ratify the new agreements next week. TEU organiser Nicki Wilford ... More >>

University of Canterbury job cuts grave mistake

Wednesday, 1 August 2012, 8:29 pm | NZTEU

Media Release Tertiary Education Union 1 August 2012 University of Canterbury job cuts grave mistake More >>

Te Tari Puna Ora pays for post-grad study

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 2:11 pm | NZTEU

Two pay rises over the next two years, one of three percent and one of 2.5 percent will go to TEU members at Te Tari Puna Ora o Aotearoa - NZCA if they vote to accept a recently negotiated settlement. The proposed settlement also offers TEU members ... More >>

Don't leave Christchurch to train trades on its own

Tuesday, 12 April 2011, 10:31 am | NZTEU

It is good that the Prime Minister is looking at offering sweeteners to encourage people into trades training for the rebuild of earthquake ravaged Christchurch says TEU national president Sandra Grey, but that training cannot come solely from Christchurch ... More >>

Telling beneficiaries to study no use if classrooms are full

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 10:23 am | NZTEU

If the government wants to follow the recommendations of the Welfare Working Group it first needs to provide opportunities for would-be-students to enter tertiary education. That is the view of TEU national president, Sandra Grey. More >>

Maori union leader to receive TEU life membership

Friday, 5 November 2010, 1:53 pm | NZTEU

Whaea Mere has spent over a decade as the kuia for the Tertiary Education Union Te HautûKahurangi o Aotearoa and its predecessor the Association of University Staff. More >>

UCOL Decision Exposes Govt Anti-Democratic Streak

Thursday, 4 February 2010, 1:00 pm | NZTEU

The decision by UCOL council last week to not guarantee a place on its future councils for either students or staff is the absurd but unsurprising consequence of recent anti-democratic government legislation, says TEU National president Dr Tom Ryan. More >>

Poor response means strike to proceed

Tuesday, 15 September 2009, 2:51 pm | NZTEU

The six polytechnics whose staff voted last week to take industrial action unless their employer came back with an improved offer yesterday have completely failed to respond in any kind of meaningful way to the TEU. This means that strike is now ... More >>

Staff call for end to compulsory redundancies

Tuesday, 21 July 2009, 12:59 pm | NZTEU

University staff who are members of unions have given their bargaining claims to the employers of the country’s eight universities ahead of employment negotiations that are due to begin on Thursday and Friday this week. More >>

New TEU President Calls For End To Redundancies

Thursday, 12 March 2009, 11:47 am | NZTEU

Newly elected TEU president, Dr Tom Ryan, says it is time the CEOs and vice chancellors of New Zealand's tertiary education institutions join the dots together and take action if they are going to step up to the challenge New Zealanders have laid down ... More >>

Tertiary Education Can Join Economic Rescue Team

Thursday, 12 February 2009, 11:07 am | NZTEU

The Tertiary Education Union says that the government needs to consider investing in tertiary education as one of its central responses to overcoming the economic recession. More >>




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