Pages with topic "Member Action"
13 Aug 2020 : Community disgrace as refugees and asylum seekers indefinitely detained in Brisbane’s backyard prison
The indefinite detention of approximately 120 men in an ad-hoc facility in inner-city Brisbane has been condemned by our union.
10 Aug 2020 : Careers you can count on needed for school officers as classification review commences in Queensland Catholic sector
A review of outdated school officer classifications and pay structures has commenced in Queensland Catholic schools, following the implementation of new enterprise agreements.
31 Jul 2020 : Queensland Lutheran school staff vote no to employer’s planned cuts to current working conditions
Teachers and school support staff employed in Queensland Lutheran schools have voted no to a substandard agreement proposed by their employer, Lutheran Education Queensland (LEQ).
As schools implement changes to the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), our union is fielding a growing number of enquiries related to schools’ management of external examinations.
21 Jul 2020 : Catholic employers seek to ‘spill and fill’ jobs
The actions of IEU members at a number of Queensland Catholic schools have prevented planned employer ‘spill and fill’ of school support staff positions.
15 Jul 2020 : PMSA members unite to enhance working conditions
Members of our union employed in PMSA schools are uniting as a collective to enhance their working conditions and ensure their employer shows recognition and respect for their hard work.
Despite the upheaval and challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the guaranteed 1 July 2020 wage increase for Anglican school employees shows that ongoing collective effort of members results in improved workplace conditions.
25 Mar 2020 : Time to call time on Term 1
Our union is calling on Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner to call time on Term 1 for schools and early childhood education centres nation-wide.
20 Jan 2020 : Making a difference in 2020
IEUA-QNT members will continue to fight for positive change and make a difference in their workplaces in 2020.
7 Nov 2019 : Work bans underway in Queensland Catholic schools
Over 7,000 members in 195 Queensland Catholic schools are authorised to undertake work bans from today.
15 Oct 2019 : Following in Emma’s footsteps
Long-term member and activist Karyl Young has received the Emma Miller Award for her contribution to our union – presented in honour of eponymous union hero, Emma Miller.
13 Sep 2019 : Win for Toowoomba Grammar School Chapter
The Chapter at Toowoomba Grammar School has won better working conditions after their employer failed to propose equitable pay rates for all employees in recent collective bargaining.
22 Aug 2019 : Aquinas College commits to School Consultative Committee
The Chapter from Aquinas College, a Catholic secondary college on the Gold Coast, has successfully implemented a School Consultative Committee with the help of our union.
30 Jul 2019 : Members want answers on NCCD and audit process
Our union is demanding answers from the Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the multinational financial management firm auditing the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD).
18 Jun 2019 : NCCD: Data gathering should be fully resourced
The identification, collection and moderation of data for the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD) should not be permitted to result in increased workloads for an already burdened teaching staff, as IEUA-QNT A…
Teachers at Langports English College have been subjected to employer lockouts during negotiations for the College’s first collective agreement.
Our union will rally again on Monday, 10 June 2019 outside Langports English College in support of members who were recently locked out over protected industrial action.
29 May 2019 : Members at Langports locked out for second time
Langports English College has again locked out IEU members for participating in protected action – this time for 3.5 days.
24 May 2019 : Members call on Langports to drop the lockout
On Friday 24 May, our union rallied to support our members at Langports English Language College who were lock out of their workplace for wearing union badges.
22 May 2019 : Teachers locked out for wearing badges
Teachers at Langports English College in Brisbane have been locked out of their workplace simply for wearing badges in support of fair and reasonable industrial claims.