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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 past 12 months
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.
An IEUA-QNT member who contacted our union for support regarding their classification has recently received nearly $25,000 in backpay after receiving union advice.
Our union, in collaboration with the Queensland Teachers’ Union (QTU), has been in negotiations with Queensland universities to increase the rate of pay for teachers who supervise pre-service teachers.
Following a third collective bargaining meeting, it is clear that Lutheran Education Queensland (LEQ) remains intent on pursuing an agenda to strip conditions from the current Queensland Lutheran Schools Collective Agreement.
14 Nov 2019 : Back pay win for school officer
A Queensland Catholic school officer has won back pay with the support of our union after being directed to do duties during unpaid meal breaks.
14 Nov 2019 : Seemingly no end in sight to endemic wage theft
With the recent announcement that Woolworths has underpaid its staff by $300m over the past nine years, there seems to be no end in sight to the endemic wage theft in Australian workplaces.
Over 6,500 members in 176 Catholic schools are now authorised to take protected action, following a formal ballot conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC).