Anglican school members’ campaign for better balance has made further progress and positive developments at recent collective bargaining meetings — but significant issues remain to be addressed by employers.
The threats to the teaching profession are many and varied: from the imposition of flawed standardised testing to the professional affront of unannounced classroom observations, not to mention a still uncertain funding future. Without action by our union and our colleagues across the country, the profession and the quality of education provided to our students is at serious risk.
Our union’s capacity to resolve the issues our members face is frustrated by Australia’s current broken industrial laws.
Members will celebrate the achievements of the union movement, and call for much needed change to Australia’s unfair industrial laws on Labour Day and May Day this year, as IEUA-QNT Assistant Secretary Rebecca Sisson writes.
Union members in the Northern Territory are sending a clear message: a collective effort is needed to tackle issues that are hurting working women.
IEUA-QNT Assistant Secretary Brad Hayes discusses how 2018 will see thousands of members in Queensland schools achieve a historical benchmark with new teacher career paths and salary recognition.
An effective transition can provide the flexibility and peace of mind that members need as they approach retirement.
The federal government’s Closing the Gap Report paints a clear picture: the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community continues to be left behind and ignored.
IEUA-QNT Research Officer Adele Schmidt discusses our union’s pivotal role in shaping the teacher classification process in non-government schools.
International Workers’ Memorial Day is a day of remembrance of workers who have been injured or lost their lives at the workplace.
Teachers and support staff working in Carinity Education schools (an outreach of Queensland Baptists) in Brisbane, Gladstone and Hervey Bay will stop work on 24 April 2018 in protest of their employer’s plan to create second-tier teachers in Queensland.
Teachers and school support staff at three of the four Carinity Education schools in Queensland will stop work again today to stand up against proposed cuts and changes to working conditions which would see them worse off compared to other educators across the state.