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21 Mar 2019 : Wage theft is a business model
A damning Senate report has shone a light on exploitative practises marring the $170 billion franchise industry.
Workers in Chemist Warehouses’ Queensland and Victorian distribution centres are engaged in an indefinite strike over poor wages and conditions.
Australian living standards have fallen rapidly in the past three years, plunging in the biggest drop in more than 30 years.
21 Mar 2019 : Teacher prac payment stuck in the past
When the payment rate was set for Queensland teachers supervising practicum students, Paul Keating was Prime Minister, Microsoft was releasing Windows 3.1 and the Cold War had only recently ended.
21 Mar 2019 : Renewal time for our Reconciliation Action Plan
Our union’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is due for renewal, with members encouraged to help develop our renewed commitment to reconciliation.
21 Mar 2019 : Kindy withdraws Agreement termination bid
Kuranda Kindergarten’s attempt to terminate employees’ collective agreement has been withdrawn in the Fair Work Commission following action from our union.
A federal government inquiry into the status of teachers has heard teachers are increasingly under workload pressure and frustrated by a data-driven learning environment that impinges upon autonomous teaching.
8 Mar 2019 : Support crucial in the early years
Our union offers a range of professional development (PD) opportunities to support early career teacher members.
8 Mar 2019 : ‘Perma-flexi’ work an erosion of secure jobs
An employer proposal to create ‘perma-flexi’ employment would erode fundamental working rights and accelerate casualisation in the workforce.
8 Mar 2019 : Take action to support the Girls’ Uniform Agenda
Today marks International Women’s Day and our union is working together to support the Girls’ Uniform Agenda, who are fighting for fair and equitable uniform policies in schools.
An independent psychological support service has been established for Queensland workers.
Workers at Amazon’s Australian warehouse have lifted the lid on a workplace culture built on fear where workers are treated like ‘robots’.
15 Feb 2019 : Kindy seeks to terminate collective agreement
A community kindergarten is seeking to terminate employees’ collective agreement and force staff onto safety-net Modern Award conditions.
15 Feb 2019 : Two in three women experience sexual harassment at work
A landmark survey by the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has revealed the prevalence of sexual harassment in Australian workplaces with two in three women and one in three men affected.
15 Feb 2019 : Teacher unionist faces death threats in Philippines
Prominent Philippine teacher trade unionist Raymond Basilio has been subject to death threats due to his role as general secretary of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers.
15 Feb 2019 : 100 years union strong
In 2019, we celebrate our 100 year legacy as a strong union.
15 Feb 2019 : Unions changing the rules on fairness
Australian union leader Sally McManus has issued a clear warning ahead of the upcoming federal election: it’s time to change the rules on fairness.
15 Feb 2019 : Haileybury members vote down attack on conditions
IEUA-QNT members at Haileybury Rendall School in Darwin have rejected an employer attempt to cut conditions, including the removal of Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher allowances.
7 Dec 2018 : Insecure work is harming employees in our schools
In the lead up to collective bargaining next year – where insecure work is set to be a key theme – members in Queensland Catholic schools are sharing their own insecure work stories.
7 Dec 2018 : Ready to bargain in 2019
Members in Queensland Catholic schools have endorsed their log of claims in readiness for collective bargaining next year, with insecure work emerging as a key issue.