Pages with topic "The Good "
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.
2 Jun 2017 : Next generation taking the lead
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.
2 Jun 2017 : Celebrate School Officer Day & #CAREERSTHATMATTER
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 servic…
26 May 2017 : VET sector staff and students pay the price yet again as Careers Australia goes into administration
Careers Australia has been placed into voluntary administration, leaving the future of employees and students in uncertainty.
12 May 2017 : Employer inefficiency leads to WorkCover underpayment
12 May 2017 : Clubs seek to cut penalty rates by stealth
In a cruel move to cut workers’ wages, the Clubs Association is seeking the removal of the Clubs Award – a move which would force employees onto Awards which have already had their penalty rates stripped.
A school officer member received an increase to their annual salary of almost $6,000 after applying for reclassification with assistance from our union.
2 May 2017 : Record turnout at Labour Day / May Day celebrations
Unionists turned out in force over the Labour Day / May Day long weekend, with a record 30,000 marching in Brisbane alone.
The future for Australian students and employees in the early childhood education sector again remains uncertain with the federal government yet to confirm Universal Access funding past the end of this year.
16 Mar 2017 : Conditions lost due to collective complacency
The dangers of complacency and a lack of collective strength when it comes to working rights and conditions as well as the merciless of some employers has been highlighted at one independent school in Queensland recently.
16 Mar 2017 : Harmony Day: celebrating our diversity
Held every year on 21 March, Harmony Day is a celebration of our cultural diversity – a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home.
A call to our union for advice has resulted in a member in the Early Childhood Education sector receiving their rightful entitlement to $2000 in unpaid superannuation and allowances.