“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. DEAKIN UNIVERSITY ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT 2009-2012. A summary of the main features. Background. Negotiations began in 2008 between the university and the National Tertiary Education Heads of Agreement, which was concluded in July 2009. June 3, 2020, consulted on 3 June 2020, <www.facebook.com/nteudeakinbranch/photos/a.1635709666567181/1660295674108580/?type=3&theater context – Negotiations between the university and the National Higher Education Union began in 2008 – Unification leaders obtained in July 2009 – Final agreement on 27 August 2010 – Extensive negotiations in good faith that are shown by both parties – Positive result for all university staff issues – For a copy of the full agreement, visit the bar`s intranet at: www.deakin.edu.au/hr/benefits/eb.php – HRSD can also be contacted directly to answer further questions. "I have been fortunate to be taught by dozens of talented collaborators in @Deakin different faculties. The lack of accountability of leaders, job losses, spills and traffic jams — all in the shadows — are absurd. The university and the students are in all respects less well off, which #deakinfightsback. Students and alumni have also not remained silent on this subject. Some have created a group, Deakin Students in Solidarity, to lobby for employees facing job losses. Others, with the hashtag #deakinfightsback, go on social media to express their solidarity with staff who lose their jobs. One student tweeted: in a statement to employees last week, Vice-Chancellor Professor Iain Martin announced that the university would not sign with the NTEU`s Australian University Employment Protection Framework, referring in part to Deakin`s enterprise agreement.
Instead, he said the university would take a “gradual approach to downsizing.” 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 the planned 400. This figure does not include any reductions in casual and fixed-term contracts, many of which have not been renewed.