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Female students in Queensland Catholic schools will soon have the option to wear shorts and pants, as part of new inclusive practices.
12 Jun 2019 : Teachers are overworked but the solution is clear
Teachers are struggling to deliver student focused education under ever increasing work demands that impose additional hours for data and compliance requirements, according to recent research by the University of Sydney.
12 Jun 2019 : A sustainable path to retirement
Starting his career in a small Catholic secondary college for boys in Sydney, IEUA-QNT member Col Grant never anticipated to still be working in education past the customary retirement age.
11 Jun 2019 : Members mark School Officer Day 2019
The invaluable work of school officers and services staff has been celebrated by IEUA-QNT Chapters on School Officer Day – Wednesday 12 June 2019.
Teachers at Langports English College have been subjected to employer lockouts during negotiations for the College’s first collective agreement.
16 May 2019 : A fairer future for… the next generation
Leaving a fairer future for the next generation is a shared goal for many. As IEUA-QNT members cast their vote this weekend, they too will be considering the long-term impacts of parties’ proposed policies.
16 May 2019 : A fairer future for …women
Working women have disproportionately borne the brunt of Australia’s broken industrial rules.
16 May 2019 : A fairer future for… workers bargaining collectively
IEUA-QNT members know the current bargaining system is broken.
16 May 2019 : A fairer future for… those in insecure work
Statistics tell us that 40% of Australian workers are employed on insecure jobs. The statistics also say that 1 million Australians are underemployed. They tell us that 1 million Australians are working two jobs.
3 May 2019 : ELICOS employer ordered to cease employee lockout
Langports English College has been ordered by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to cease unprotected action against employees, after some staff were threatened by their employer with a full day lockout simply for wearing a badge in support of their industria…
Australian workers suffered an $80 million hit to their wages across the recent public holiday period due penalty rate cuts, according to recent modelling.
A push from employer groups to create a new “flexible ongoing” class of employee is little more than an attempt to reduce wages and entrench insecure work, according to a recent report.
3 May 2019 : Member action leads to secure jobs over contracts
Teacher members at a Queensland non-government school have secured permanent positions after being employed on rolling contracts for a number of years.
When NAPLAN reached its 10 year anniversary in 2018, researchers at Griffith University sought to investigate its purpose, function and value.
3 May 2019 : Time to celebrate our 100 year anniversary!
Labour Day and May Day celebrations will be held this coming long weekend (4-6 May), providing a special opportunity to mark 100 years of our union.
3 May 2019 : Fijian unionists attacked by police on May Day
Unionists have been arrested and detained in Fiji ahead amid May Day protests over job losses.
29 Mar 2019 : Striking Chemist Warehouse workers win 18.75% pay rise
Workers in Chemist Warehouses’ Queensland and Victorian distribution centres have won an 18.75% pay increase over four years, after a 16 day strike over poor wages and conditions.
29 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.
Australian living standards have fallen rapidly in the past three years, plunging in the biggest drop in more than 30 years.
29 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.