Pages with topic "Equity"
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.
This week’s announcement by One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson that she would not support the federal government’s proposed plans to cut crucial Paid Parental Leave (PPL) creates ongoing uncertainty for workers.
22 Feb 2017 : Equity in the workplace: how do we get there?
The issue of the gender pay gap is well documented. However, the it is only part of the discussion in achieving workplace equity.
White Ribbon Day holds special significance to Independent Education Union Queensland and Northern Territory (IEUA-QNT) members as they acknowledge the inclusion of domestic violence leave in their collective agreements.
23 Nov 2016 : White Ribbon Day - how schools make a difference
Friday, 25 November is White Ribbon Day—a day to campaign for the prevention of violence against women and girls and a chance to provide positive examples for the next generation.
Thousands of IEUA-QNT members taking maternity leave would be $12,000 worse-off should the federal government’s determination to cut crucial Paid Parental Leave (PPL) entitlements be approved by the Senate.
17 Oct 2016 : Member awarded for advancing women’s working rights
Donna Spillane from Marist College Ashgrove has received a prestigious award in recognition of her achievements as an advocate for women’s rights in the workplace, following the annual Emma Miller Awards.