09 Abr Deakin University Enterprise Agreement 2020
In a statement to employees last week, Vice-Chancellor Professor Iain Martin announced that the university would not sign the NTEU`s Australian University Employment Protection Framework, including referring to the Deakin Enterprise Agreement. Instead, he said the university would take a «gradual approach to downsizing.» The attached document is our current agreement, which is followed by the changes proposed by the university. Please note that this follow-up of the shipment does not contain any of the deleted clauses listed below… Questions – For a copy of the full agreement, visit the staff intranet at: www.deakin.edu.au/hr/benefits/eb.php – HRSD can also be contacted directly to answer further questions. National Tertiary Education Union, All the major workplace change proposals, NTEU Deakin University Branch, Facebook, 3 June 2020, consulted on 3 June 2020, <www.facebook.com/nteudeakinbranch/photos/a.1635709666567181/1660295674108580/?type=3&theater The university has reportedly cut 432 positions – including redundancies and non-renewals – in university and professional staff, according to figures from the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU), which have already exceeded 400 positions predicted. This figure does not include any reductions in casual and fixed-term contracts, many of which have not been renewed. "After three years of studying at Deakin and peer support work for her, I managed to get a laid-back research and writing position, which I thought would start my exciting career at university for many years. Background – Negotiations between the University and the National Union of Higher Education began in 2008 – Unification Leaders concluded in July 2009 – Final Agreement on August 27, 2010 – In-depth but good-faith negotiations between both parties – Positive outcome for all students and alumni of the university. Some have created a group, Deakin Students in Solidarity, to lobby for employees facing job losses.