The restructuring of UWA, which included the merger of UWA Publishing with its library, the transfer of the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery to the vice-research firm, and the transfer of the Berndt Museum to the School of Indigenous Studies, has increased employees` fear of further job losses, especially since senior executives are not protected by the terms of a company bargaining contract concluded at the end of June. NTEU members opposed to the EAV fear that the treaty change will not save jobs, but shows management that workers are easy goals. You have produced a video that promotes case no. If you have an urgent question regarding your company agreement, order or assignment, please contact our industry managers to resolve your issue. Vice-Chancellor Martin Bean announces staff and union consultations on voluntary redundancies. „We have strengthened discretionary spending, frozen spending on recruitment and external consultants, halted corporate and capital projects, and asked our managers and employees to make voluntary contributions. But there are other things to do. This is a great asset for Vice Chancellor John Dewar, who has made a strong commitment to the proposed variations to the company agreement and warns of financial conflicts catalyzed by COVID-19. A UWA leaflet against the NTEU stated that the UWA Vice-Chancellor and the NTEU National Directorate had „sold the amendment to the company agreement to avoid job cuts“, but that the clauses of the EAV explicitly allowed „forced dismissals, the protection of the persons occasioned being weak and not applying, unless these casual workers can demonstrate a „reasonable expectation“ of the work in progress. which, in practice, is practically impossible.“ The Trobe U follows U Tas and UWA to secure a declination of company of employees and with strong majorities. In all three cases, management worked with campus union leaders and first presented the proposal to its members.
In contrast, the University of Melbourne and the University of Wollongong have decisively lost austerity proposals rejected by the unions. Professor Dewar does not hide that there will be involuntary layoffs, but says that the new agreement will save „the financial equivalent of about 225 jobs“. On June 26, all staff members will vote on the proposal to vary the UWA Academic, Professional and General Staff Agreement 2017, which covers salaries and conditions. „Superintendents and Deans, currently under the authority of an Executive Dean, would be attached to the CVDS or CVDS. Report to the relevant Deputy Vice-Chancellors,“ said an email to staff. UWA Vice Chancellor Amit Chakma`s decision to remove the role of dean of business and shift leadership structures from a faculty-based model to an „in-school“ model was passed unanimously by the University`s Senate on Monday night. Tim Winkler on how the ATAR and Tertiary admission centres work or not for school leavers. . . .