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Do the right thing Minister, support Taratahi students and staff

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on Do the right thing Minister, support Taratahi students and staff

Source: Tertiary Education Union Following the news yesterday that people working at the Taratahi Institute of Agriculture could be forced to go without pay, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) called on the Minister to step in immediately to support those affected and their families.  “It is simply not right that the people who commit their working lives […]

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Taratahi liquidation shows time for change is now

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Taratahi liquidation shows time for change is now

Source: Tertiary Education Union Confirmation today that the Taratahi Institute of Agriculture [1] is to be liquidated proves that the tertiary education sector needs urgent reform – and that the tens of thousands of people that dedicate their working lives to teaching others need to be better supported when government policy fails so demonstrably. Education Minister Chris […]

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Construction and accommodation cement employment growth – Stats NZ Media and NZ.Stat tables Release: Linked employer-employee data: March 2017 year

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland City, Business, Construction Statistics, Data Analysis, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Employment, Employment Statistics, Fulltime Work, Income, jobs, KB, Labour Force, Labour Market Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Part-Time Work, Statistics, Under-Employment, Unemployment, Working Age Population  /  Comments Off on Construction and accommodation cement employment growth – Stats NZ Media and NZ.Stat tables Release: Linked employer-employee data: March 2017 year

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Construction and accommodation cement employment growth – 28 November 2018 Construction in Auckland has led employment growth in the region, Stats NZ said today. Construction employed 8,000 more people in the year ended March 2017 than in the previous year. “New analysis from the annual release of linked employer-employee data (LEED), enhanced by self-employment […]

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Union members secure Living Wage win for AUT staff

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, AUT, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities  /  Comments Off on Union members secure Living Wage win for AUT staff

Source: Tertiary Education Union Following successful strike action, members of the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have voted to accept an improved offer from the employer that will remove all pay rates below the Living Wage and boost pay by 3 per cent for all staff that are part of the […]

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Commit to further employment changes before election, Labour and NZF told

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, Wānanga, Women  /  Comments Off on Commit to further employment changes before election, Labour and NZF told

Source: Tertiary Education Union Although welcoming the progress of the Employment Relations Amendment Bill (ERAB) in Parliament this week as a first step in addressing the imbalance between working people and employers, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) today called on Labour and New Zealand First to commit to further changes ahead of the next election. “MPs took […]

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Restore a decade of lost tertiary funding

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, ITPs, KB, Love Humanities, Maori, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, vocational education and training, Voices of tertiary education, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Restore a decade of lost tertiary funding

Source: Tertiary Education Union A new report launched today by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) calls on Education Minister Chris Hipkins to restore a decade of lost tertiary education funding to at least 2.7 per cent of GDP by 2021, and to replace National’s failed market model with a […]

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Come clean about Victoria University’s future, VC told

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, Victoria University of Wellington  /  Comments Off on Come clean about Victoria University’s future, VC told

Source: Tertiary Education Union The Vice-Chancellor of the Victoria University of Wellington, Professor Grant Guilford has been told by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) to come clean about his plans for the future of the university after all staff were sent an email yesterday inviting them to apply for voluntary redundancy. The TEU has also sought a meeting with […]

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New Zealand Unemployment rate falls to 3.9 percent – Stats NZ Labour market statistics: September 2018 quarter

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Data Analysis, Demographics, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Education, Employment, Employment Statistics, Fulltime Work, Income, KB, Labour Force, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Part-Time Work, Statistics, Tertiary Sector, Under-Employment, Unemployment, Women Employment Statistics, Working Age Population  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Unemployment rate falls to 3.9 percent – Stats NZ Labour market statistics: September 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions New Zealand Unemployment rate falls to 3.9 percent – 7 November 2018 The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent in the September 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This is down from 4.4 percent last quarter and is the lowest unemployment rate since the June 2008 quarter, when it was 3.8 […]

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Whitireia and WelTec Merger

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Weltec, Whitireia  /  Comments Off on Whitireia and WelTec Merger

Source: Tertiary Education Union CE and Commissioner must listen to staff and make regional needs apriority in proposed merger of Whitireia and WelTec The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) today called on Chief Executive ChrisGosling and Commissioner Neil Barnes to take seriously the views of staffand students affected by their proposal to merge Whitireia with WelTec,which […]

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Household incomes up over 40 percent from 2008 – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Household income and housing-cost statistics: Year ended June 2018

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, AM-NC, Demographics, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Employment, Employment Statistics, FTA, Fulltime Work, Household Income, Household Labour Force Survey, Household Sector, Household Spending, Housing Sector, Income, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Poverty Statistics, Property Prices, Property Statistics, Property Values, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Household incomes up over 40 percent from 2008 – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Household income and housing-cost statistics: Year ended June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Household incomes up over 40 percent from 2008 – 30 October 2018 The average annual household income has risen 41 percent since 2008, up more than twice the rate of inflation, Stats NZ said today. Over the same period, average annual housing costs increased 43 percent. “Although average household income grew 41 percent […]

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Work-related serious non-fatal injuries increase – Stats NZ Media Release

By   /  October 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACC, Accident Compensation, AM-NC, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Employment, Injuries, KB, Labour Force, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Work Related Injury  /  Comments Off on Work-related serious non-fatal injuries increase – Stats NZ Media Release

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Work-related serious non-fatal injuries increase – 29 October 2018 Work-related serious non-fatal injury rates rose in 2017 after four years of declining rates, Stats NZ said today. The rate was up from 14.3 injuries per 100,000 full-time employees (FTEs) in 2016 to 16.9 in 2017, higher than the government’s 2020 target (14.3 injuries […]

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TEU elects Michael Gilchrist as new president

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on TEU elects Michael Gilchrist as new president

Source: Tertiary Education Union Media release – 23 October 2018 Tertiary Education Union – Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa TEU elects Michael Gilchrist as new president TEU members have elected Michael Gilchrist as their national president forthe next two years. Gilchrist works at Victoria University as a Head Tutorin Philosophy and is currently completing his […]

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MPs must vote to give students and staff a strong voice

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on MPs must vote to give students and staff a strong voice

Source: Tertiary Education Union Tertiary Education Union (TEU) national president Sandra Grey and NZ Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) president Jonathan Gee today welcomed a new amendment to the Education Amendment Bill tabled by Green MP Chlöe Swarbrick that, if passed, will increase student and staff representation on tertiary education councils. “It is vital that MPs vote […]

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Latest commissioner appointment heaps pressure on Education Minister for urgent change

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Weltec, Whitireia  /  Comments Off on Latest commissioner appointment heaps pressure on Education Minister for urgent change

Source: Tertiary Education Union Education Minister Chris Hipkins’ decision to formally dissolve the combined council of WelTec and Whitireia and appoint a commissioner in its place is a clear sign that New Zealanders cannot afford for the current model of tertiary education provision to continue any longer, and that change is an urgent priority, the Tertiary Education […]

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Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, General staff, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training

Source: Tertiary Education Union Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training Stuart McCutcheon’s axe has fallen on the University of Auckland’sFaculty of Education and Social Work after 21 staff were told this weekthat their jobs are on the line. Echoing through the Beehive,McCutcheon’s axing of each and every job will make it harder forJacinda Ardern […]

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Stuart, Ecoute nous – listen to us

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Stuart, Ecoute nous – listen to us

Source: Tertiary Education Union Stuart McCutcheon’s team has spent today telling people working in the University of Auckland’s School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics that they may no longer have a job. McCutcheon’s decision to axe 5.5 full-time equivalent jobs, equal to 30 per cent of those working in European languages, suggests he does not see […]

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Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making the teacher strike easy for you

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making the teacher strike easy for you

Source: Tertiary Education Union On today of all days, it should not escape everyone’s notice that at the same time teachers are standing together for an education system that values and attracts new and incredible people to teach our kids, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland, Stuart McCutcheon is cutting the jobs of the very people we need […]

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Unitec commissioner warned not to repeat past mistakes

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unitec, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on Unitec commissioner warned not to repeat past mistakes

Source: Tertiary Education Union The ideologically-driven restructuring experiment embarked on by Unitec’s previous executive leadership team, with the blessing of former Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce, is one of the main reasons why current Education Minister, Chris Hipkins has been forced to dissolve the institution’s Council and appoint a Commissioner in its place. That’s the […]

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