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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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If we were you, Education Minister, this is how we’d do it

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, Voices of tertiary education, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on If we were you, Education Minister, this is how we’d do it

Source: Tertiary Education Union All future policy and funding must be based on the understanding that an accessible, fully funded and quality tertiary education sector is a core part of people’s every day lives. That’s the advice staff working in the sector have given to the Education Minister today in a report published as part of national education […]

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Unitec bailout points to the need for urgent change

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unitec  /  Comments Off on Unitec bailout points to the need for urgent change

Source: Tertiary Education Union The announcement today that Unitec will likely receive close to a $50 million bailout over the next two years, and the proposed appointment of a commissioner to steer the institution through a period of extreme financial difficulty, points to two important lessons – first, that policies of the last National Government are still […]

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New Chief Storyteller position – come and work with us!

By   /  March 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Employment, National Council of Women of New Zealand, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Chief Storyteller position – come and work with us!

MIL OSI – Source: National Council of Women of New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New Chief Storyteller position – come and work with us! As a result of funding from the Strathlachlan Fund we will be expanding the national office team to include this new role. Please share it with your networks: Chief Storyteller (Data […]

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Kristine Bartlett – A brilliant choice for New Zealander of the Year

By   /  February 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Employment, Feminism, National Council of Women of New Zealand, NGOs, Press Release, Women in leadership  /  Comments Off on Kristine Bartlett – A brilliant choice for New Zealander of the Year

MIL OSI – Source: National Council of Women of New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Kristine Bartlett – A brilliant choice for New Zealander of the Year National Council of Women (NCWNZ) CEO and Gender Equal NZ Spokesperson, Dr Gill Greer says she’s delighted with news that equal pay champion, Kristine Bartlett, has been named New […]

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Cutting nearly 200 support staff puts Otago Uni’s world-class reputation at risk

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Employment, General staff, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Cutting nearly 200 support staff puts Otago Uni’s world-class reputation at risk

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Cutting nearly 200 support staff puts Otago Uni’s world-class reputation at risk Staff at the University of Otago are deeply concerned about the impact Vice-Chancellor Harlene Hayne’s plan to cut 182 full time equivalent jobs will have on students and the university’s ability to continue providing […]

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Timaru let down by National’s tertiary education approach

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Timaru let down by National’s tertiary education approach

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Timaru let down by National’s tertiary education approach The decision to cut five courses at the Ara Institute of Canterbury is symptomatic of an approach to tertiary education that is failing local communities, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today. Management’s decision to cut five level […]

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