Academics union slams uni governance’ – ‘the universities are an afterthought’

Academics union slams uni governance’ – ‘the universities are an afterthought’

University students strike against uni governance – ‘universities are an afterthought’ 12/7/14

The University of Queensland today issued a strong condemnation of the Unions Union of Australia for its Unions Union of Australia statement on Friday afternoon calling on its members to take action against the union’s head office in Brisbane.

Uni spokesperson Ian O’Brien issued a statement saying the Unions Union of Australia’s actions are unrepresentative of the union’s members and that any action taken would only further undermine union representation and drive workers back to “the streets”.

“These actions undermine union repre속초출장샵sentation and put the uni in an uncomfortable position, which risks the loss of union representation in terms of recruitment for the coming term,” he said.

“A union of this size will not simply sit on its hands and lose out on bargaining. A union member will not be denied a job because of their union affiliation.”

Professor O’Brien said union policy on employment rights, a major grievance at the university, was clear and the University of Queensland was committed to a fair and just workplace system.

“At the University of Queensland, we are a diverse institution and our policies are based upon values and values of respect and partnership, not political ideology,” he said.

“For the next several weeks, members of the Unions Union of Australia will be engaged in ongoing talks to create a united front that can ensure that the university is a place in which every student deserves respect and can have the opportunity to earn a decent living.”

“The University of Queensland has the highest union representation among Queensland State universitie영양출장샵s,” he said.

Unions Secretary David Shoebridge said the statement was “fantastic”.

“A lot of people’s reaction to what they read on the front page of The Age was, well the union thinks they’ve got a better way,” he said.

“The Unions Union of Australia do not.

“They are not a union and they haven’t got the power to get students out of their uni to get them into a unionised job, as they have alleged.

“The whole point about this union is that we’re not going to stand by while people lose their jobs, so if students aren’t getting jobs, and some student can’t get agta5카지노 job, and it’s all about job security, then who’s going to get a job?”



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