Reporter 446, 7 February 2000

Bett pay report gets broad support

Plans to compare jobs to help evaluate pay should only be taken forward with considerable caution and care, the University says in its response to the recent Bett report on higher education pay and conditions.

The position statement says current systems may be unable to compare jobs accurately in academic and academic-related grades. The statement offers broad support for the framework of reform proposed by Bett.

While not endorsing every element, the University believes the suggestions offer a welcome and positive opportunity for progress. The full position statement is on the Reporter website. More

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