Scientists’ unions march for secure jobs

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and the CSIRO Staff Association have called on their members to join March for Science events happening around Australia on Saturday 22 April 2017.

The Australian March for Science events have been organised to coincide with others around the world, advocating for the vital role science plays in our health, safety, freedom, environment, economies and governments, in the face of growing threats.

The unions are calling for adequate and stable science and innovation funding.

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CSIRO Executive table pay offer ahead of proposed agreement release

Enterprise bargaining negotiations continue with CSIRO Executive on track to release an enterprise agreement proposal for review over the Easter break.

However management’s pay offer – effectively less than 1 per cent per annum given the three year delay – will leave CSIRO staff well behind comparative salary levels across the research industry.

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