Pages with topic "Equity"
15 Oct 2018 : Time to overhaul discrimination exemptions
Our union opposes discrimination based on a person’s sexuality.
12 Sep 2018 : Plan to address inequity for women
Australian unions have launched a campaign to address the inequity women have long-faced in the workplace.
31 Aug 2018 : Why Are Australian Women Still Being Paid Less Than Men?
Friday 31 August 2018 is Equal Pay Day — an important reminder of the continuing barriers women face in accessing the same opportunities and benefits as men in Australian workplaces.
We're standing in solidarity with IEU NSW/ACT members as they pursue a landmark equal pay case for early childhood teachers.
24 Jul 2018 : Working women need the rules to change
In more ways than one the rules for women at work are broken — and it’s time for change.
7 Jun 2018 : Negative effects on student streaming
Study shows little evidence grouping students by ability works in schools
14 May 2018 : Putting our women leaders in their place
On International Women’s Day, the IEUA Federal Council endorsed a rule change to ensure 50% women representation in Federal Council positions.
4 May 2018 : Members win paid domestic violence leave
Members in Queensland Anglican schools and Brisbane Girls’ Grammar School have won access to paid domestic violence leave, a significant entitlement which empowers victims to free themselves from violence.
5 Apr 2018 : How will you transition to retirement?
An effective transition can provide the flexibility and peace of mind that members need as they approach retirement.
5 Apr 2018 : NT women members creating change
Union members in the Northern Territory are sending a clear message: a collective effort is needed to tackle issues that are hurting working women.
12 Mar 2018 : Step in the right direction for girls’ uniforms
The right for girls to wear pants and shorts in school has taken a step forward in Queensland with the state government’s announcement that they will rewrite the state school uniform policy.
Women are losing their livelihoods, families and lives to natural disasters. We can't afford for women to lose their voices.
Unions across a variety of industries have stood together in seeking appropriate support for employees affected by domestic violence.
24 Nov 2017 : Every worker deserves freedom from violence
As the community joins together to recognise White Ribbon Day on 25 November and speak out against family and domestic violence, unions continue their campaign for paid domestic violence leave for all workers.
For the first time since 2009, Australia household incomes have gone backwards as inequality rises and wages stagnant, according to a recent survey from the University of Melbourne.
A major new report from the Australian Services Union (ASU) has highlighted the continued and growing inequity women workers face when it comes to saving for retirement.
13 Jun 2017 : Rising equity concerns over NAPLAN
NAPLAN must be inclusive of all students including those with a disability and those from diverse linguistic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
IEUA-QNT Chapters are encouraged to hold a morning tea on Thursday 16 March to acknowledge the day and consider how we, as educators of the next generation, can contribute to better outcomes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members of our community.
9 Mar 2017 : Chapters celebrate International Women's Day 2017
IEUA-QNT chapters have joined together to celebrate International Women's Day 2017 in the theme Empower a Woman, Empower a Nation.
28 Feb 2017 : Empower a Woman, Empower a Nation: IWD 2017
International Women’s Day is held annually on 8 March — a day that has long been observed as an opportunity for asserting equality for women’s social, political and working rights.