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2 Sep 2020 : School seeks directed weekend work from staff
A Northern Territory school employer has refused to back down from their shameful position of seeking staff involvement in extra-curricular activities on weekends.
The advice and support of our union has proved critical in having a member’s WorkCover claim rejection overturned.
Employee was told to undertake an unnecessary medical assessment before returning to work.
An employer attempt to terminate a collective agreement and place working conditions at risk has been rejected by the Fair Work Commission (FWC).
11 Aug 2020 : Younger workers to suffer super burden for years to come
Nearly 600,000 workers aged under 35 have drained their super balance to zero under the federal government’s controversial early access scheme.
Brisbane Catholic Education’s (BCE) shameful decision to close Seton College is a blatant sell-out of students, parents and staff.
18 Jun 2020 : Keeping members connected during COVID-19
Keeping connected to our 17,000 members across Queensland and the Northern Territory was paramount to our union during the COVID-19 pandemic, with our officers adapting to online platforms to meet the health and safety challenges in workplaces and our com…
Despite the professionalism and dedication our members continue to demonstrate through their work, our union continues to see instances of employers treating their staff unfairly.
Teachers and school support staff working in Queensland Lutheran schools would see current conditions cut under the biggest attack on working rights seen in their sector.
This time next week members in Queensland Catholic schools will be voting in the employers’ electronic ballot of their proposed agreement.
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.
15 Jun 2020 : Australia's postal pandemic
Amid the ongoing fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, Australia Post has revealed a plan to cut services and slash jobs.
5 Mar 2020 : $2.2 million won for members in last year
Over $2.2 million in compensation, underpayments and allowances has been recovered for IEUA-QNT members by our union’s expert Industrial Team.
Employers who have stolen superannuation from employers will be free from all penalties under an amnesty bill passed by the Morrison government.
With yet another wave of businesses admitting to wage theft, the federal government’s message to employers was blunt: “pay your people properly”.
A member working in a Queensland Catholic school was recently shocked to discover $400 less in their weekly pay after an employer deduction was made with no correspondence or warning.
13 Feb 2020 : New online support network for early career teachers
Our union has launched a new private Facebook group for early career teacher members.
A controversial court decision means teachers must make personal ‘risk assessments’ in their own interests when deciding whether to join in with student activities writes Holding Redlich special counsel Edmund Burke.
11 Feb 2020 : Concerns over new NT PD Framework
Members continue to voice concerns over new Professional Development (PD) Framework recently released by the Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory
11 Feb 2020 : Government delay puts retirement futures at risk
The federal government’s superannuation freeze has cost workers thousands in retirement savings and failed to stimulate wage growth, according to a new report.