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Despite the challenges posed by COVID-19 in schools, our union remains committed to developing new and updated collective agreements.
Mechanisms to address workload and work intensification, wages, as well as matters related to middle leaders and school counsellors must be addressed by Queensland Catholic school employers in order to resolve the current collective bargaining negotiation…
29 Nov 2019 : Time to look to the future, not the past
Our union remains committed to resolving negotiations for a new collective agreement for Queensland Catholic school employees.
27 Nov 2019 : Urgent update for all Queensland Catholic school members
A Single Bargaining Unit (SBU) meeting was held today (27 November 2019). Employer representatives have agreed to consult with employing authorities and explore proposals which might bring negotiations to a conclusion.
27 Nov 2019 : Queensland Catholic school staff suspend work bans, seek Fair Work Commission assistance
Protected industrial action in the form of work bans in 196 Queensland Catholic schools has been suspended by IEUA-QNT members – preventing chaos in classrooms across the state following their employers’ lockout threat.
26 Nov 2019 : No pay and unable to work = lockout
Claims by Queensland Catholic school employers of no potential lockout of teachers and support staff in their schools
Over 7000 teachers and school support staff could be locked out of their schools indefinitely if Queensland Catholic school employers enact their threat made last Friday 22 November – creating chaos for the operation of Catholic schools across the state.
18 Nov 2019 : Members take action over workload crisis: 196 Queensland Catholic schools authorised to strike today
Over 7000 Queensland Catholic school teachers and support staff from 196 Catholic schools across Queensland are authorised to take strike action today (Tuesday 19 November) as part of protected industrial action.
12 Nov 2019 : Catholic school staff to stop work on 19 November
A 30-minute stop work will be undertaken by members in authorised Queensland Catholic schools at 9:00am on Tuesday, 19 November.
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).
22 Oct 2019 : QLD Catholic Chapters voting with one voice
For the past two weeks, Queensland Catholic school members across 275 Chapters have been voting with one voice as their campaign escalates.
2 Aug 2019 : Catholic employers in denial of workload crisis
In what can only be described as an extraordinary and unprecedented position, Catholic employers have rejected every single initiative suggested by their employees to provide relief from excessive workloads.
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.
31 May 2019 : How valued is your leadership role?
Longstanding deficiencies with middle and senior leader arrangements will be a priority to resolve in the current Queensland Catholic school negotiations, as Assistant Secretary Brad Hayes reports.
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.
14 Sep 2018 : Fighting for Careers You Can Count On
School officers in Queensland Catholic schools play a critical role in the delivery of quality education to our students, yet sadly we know the reality for many is one of insecure employment.
11 Sep 2018 : Catholic members plan for next bargaining wins
Catholic school members from across Queensland have come together to prepare for collective bargaining and develop our plan to tackle critical workplace issues in Catholic schools, IEUA-QNT Assistant Secretary Brad Hayes writes.
15 Jun 2018 : Bargaining with One Voice - Queensland Catholic Schools
Members' Bargaining with One Voice campaign seeks real and meaningful change for all employees in Queensland Catholic schools.