Uwa General Agreement
According to the agreement, the University of Western Alabama provides grants: an NTEU Fightback UWA pamphlet stated that the UWA Vice-Chancellor and the National Directorate of NTEU had "sold the amendment to the enterprise agreement to avoid job cuts", but the EAV clauses explicitly allow for "forced layoffs, with low protection for casual cases and not applied , unless these opportunities demonstrate a "reasonable expectation" of the work in progress. which is almost impossible in practice. "UWA and Jefferson State recognize the benefits of clearly defined information on transfers and the ability to communicate this information through different student information channels," the agreement states. "This agreement outlines the way forward for JSCC students who wish to continue their studies on the UWA campus." NTEU members who oppose VAAs are concerned that treaty change will not save jobs, but show management that workers are simple goals. They produced a video that advertises the "no" case. Jefferson State and the University of Western Alabama reached an agreement on Thursday (August 6th) to allow a smooth transition for students who change institutions. It was preceded by negotiations between UWA and NTEU leaders under the union`s Employment Protection Framework (JPF). UWA was one of the few universities to be part of it. On June 26, all staff will vote on the proposal to amend the UWA Academic, Professional and General Staff Agreement 2017, which covers payment and conditions. They say the proposed change adds up to a 10% pay cut of up to $247 per 14 days for some employees and a salary cut of up to $6420 per year for professional employees. Jefferson State President Keith Brown and UWA President Ken Tucker met at the Jefferson Campus at Jefferson State to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on transfers. Meanwhile, some trade union officials have been attacked at the industry and Member State level for refusing to release documents indicating the "no" case. Chris Grant, a UWA-based member, said: "The online ballot had links to the `yes` campaign on its website, but it didn`t have the opportunity to put the [no] position. They have also repeatedly refused to accept our proposals at branch meetings. Higher education workers, forced to shoulder higher workloads and survive the casual work environment, are now being asked to save some of Australia`s wealthiest institutions, according to the leaflet.
See also the non-union vote at the University of Melbourne`s Victory for Academic Freedom beaten, as Murdoch Uni falls to Schroeder-Turk In addition, last year, UWA had $2.1 billion in assets and a consolidated operating budget of $121 million, meaning it could easily afford to absorb the cost of the pandemic crisis.