On Wednesday 14 June 2017, IEUA-QNT members across Queensland and the Northern Territory will celebrate School Officer Day. The day is an opportunity to recognise #CAREERSTHATMATTER and say thank you to our school officers, administrative staff and services staff.
A group of early career teacher and school officer members gathered recently at our NexGen Conference in Brisbane to turn an eye to the future – both the future of our union and that of the union movement more broadly.
A continuing, part-time School Officer member has received a 10 week redundancy payout of over $5,500 through the assistance of our union after their hours were unilaterally reduced by their employer.
Four months after voting to form a union in order to create a better workplace, graduate teachers from Yale university in the United States continued to be denied the right to do so with the university’s administration refusing to negotiate with them.
Electricians employed by the Brisbane City Council are set to enter their seventh day of an employer-imposed lock out after seeking to have key concerns heard during current collective bargaining negotiations.
With kindergartens becoming more academically focused, teachers are increasingly required to document and examine the role of play in learning and curriculum.