Negotiations begin at the University of Otago It has been a slow start to collective bargaining at New Zealand universities this year with only Victoria, Massey and, as of this morning, Otago to start negotiations. Otago`s trade union team… More >> Long waiting times at Unitec-EU Members have finally regained a collective agreement after nearly a year of individual employment contracts. Unitec members voted last Friday to ratify their new collective. “It`s now the second collective… More >> NorthTec only ITP, which NorthTec cannot pay, is currently trying to reduce working conditions and extend the hours of its staff, if most other polytechnics throughout the country to consensual severance pay with their employees in the… The more >> Whitireia is profitable, EU members have successfully negotiated a collective agreement at a third polytechnic that was part of the former PTI MECA. The Whitireia New Zealand collective agreement was ratified this week at 98% at a stopwork meeting … More >> presidential election of Draper vs. Francey begins next week A result is assured after the election of the third national president of the TEU; Next year, the union will have its first national president from a polytechnic.
But the rest of the details… More >> Labour Law Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson is proposing significant changes in labour law, including so that employers can refrain from negotiating collective agreements. The firm approved the changes this week and they will probably be… More >> Lincoln says, no money and no negotiations While employment negotiations are underway at other universities, they have not yet started at Lincoln University. Collective agreements for academic and general staff expired in June, but the university says… More >> Regional Polytechnika, hit by budget cuts, the annual reports of 12 of the country`s 18 Polytechnics show that the government is drastically reducing funding for Polytecha and, in particular, for regional community polytechnics. About the 12 Polytechnics… More >> PBRF becomes the corporate charitable program According to Scoop journalist Gordon Campbell, the government`s approach to funding defined benefit research accounts for a quarter of $1 billion for the Corporate Welfare Program.
Mr. Campbell published an article earlier… More >> UC hires an Aussie stock exchange company to import students The University of Canterbury Council yesterday agreed to work with global private education provider Navitas Limited to create an affiliated college on campus, which … More >> the closure of the university of Canterbury exasperated indebted student A part-time student at the University of Canterbury says the university`s plan to close its theatre program will cost her $4,000 in fees for a degree she can no longer complete.