La Trobe University Academics on Strike

August 18, 2023 12:05 pm in by
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La Trobe University staff are on strike to improve working and learning conditions.

A group of academics and lecturers gathered in the Bendigo campus cafe for four hours yesterday as part of a multi-campus strike.

La Trobe University academic skills advisor Dr Zoe Thomas said recent job cuts, long hours, and small pay increases had made conditions difficult for staff.

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Staff are also fighting for their pay, as the university owes three thousand former and current casual staff a total of $6.44 million.