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The collective action and strength of IEUA-QNT members at the St Augustine’s College (Ipswich) Chapter has resulted in a significant win on lost Middle Leader Release Time (MLRT).
10 Aug 2017 : Australian cricketers show it pays to be in a union
The recent collective action by Australian cricketers has highlighted that no matter how talented an individual is, they are always stronger together with their colleagues when it comes securing wage increases and enhanced conditions.
10 Aug 2017 : Maintaining membership during unpaid leave vital
A recent case involving a former IEUA-QNT member who was forced to resign in order to remain on parental leave has highlighted the importance of maintaining union membership.
School officers employed in workplaces with a union-negotiated collective agreement earn thousands more than their peers in workplaces covered by Modern Awards, highlighting the difference union makes for workers.
Employees at an independent school with a number of sites across Queensland would have their hard fought for working conditions effectively stripped back to just those contained in the Modern Award under their employer’s proposed log of claims.
For the first time since 2009, Australia household incomes have gone backwards as inequality rises and wages stagnant, according to a recent survey from the University of Melbourne.
The Federal Circuit Court has reinforced the need for employers to comply with fixed-term contract provisions after our union challenged the questionable employment practices in this area of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) in Queensland.
20 Jul 2017 : Librarians fired for trying to form union
A recent case involving the firing of five American librarians who were attempting to form a union in their workplace has highlighted the importance of Australian unionists maintaining a strong collective amidst growing employer and government power.
A major new report from the Australian Services Union (ASU) has highlighted the continued and growing inequity women workers face when it comes to saving for retirement.
20 Jul 2017 : Union action pushes employers to protect penalty rates
Despite the recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision to slash penalty rates for thousands of hospitality, restaurant, fast food, retail and pharmacy workers, unions have pushed employers to refrain from enforcing the wage cuts.
While Australian workers will soon have access to unpaid family and domestic violence (FDV) leave, following a decision from the Fair Work Commission (FWC), the Commission’s decision falls far short of the 10 days of paid leave unions were seeking.
23 Jun 2017 : First cuts to penalty rates just days away
23 Jun 2017 : Awards to recognise professional standing of teachers
2 Jun 2017 : Brisbane Council blasted over worker lock out
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.
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.
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.