Pages with topic "Equity"
17 Jul 2015 : Federal move puts PPL at risk
The Federal Government is attempting to strip away the rights of more than half of working mothers by cutting entitlements to the federally-funded Paid Parental Leave (PPL) scheme.
3 Jun 2015 : Join fight to save Paid Parental Leave
Help put a stop to these cuts by signing the Save Paid Parental Leave petition and send a strong message to the federal government.
Rally to be held Monday, 1 June in Brisbane will send a message to the federal government that cuts to Paid Parental Leave, which will impact 80,000 Australian families, are unacceptable.
28 May 2015 : Spotlight on reconciliation during Reconciliation Week
The week of 27 May to 3 June is Reconciliation Week. Reconciliation involves building positive, respectful relationships between the broader Australian Community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Our union is becoming involved with a sche…
27 May 2015 : Review of the Disability Standards for Education
Every five years, the Minister for Training and Education is required to conduct a review into the effectiveness of Disability Standards for Education. Members can contribute to the review to support improvements to education for students with disability.…
15 May 2015 : Employer funded Maternity Leave even more crucial in wake of Paid Parental Leave axing
Employers contemplating the possibility of axing or reducing maternity leave provisions in collective agreements – in the wake of the federal government’s announcement to turn Paid Parental Leave into a “safety net” – are being warned to think again.
7 May 2015 : New reconciliation program for educators
19 Mar 2015 : Closing the Gap report card gets a "d" for disappointing
3 Mar 2015 : IWD: challenging the reality for women
International Women’s Day provides women, often divided by national boundaries and cultural, economic and political differences, with an opportunity to come together to celebrate. However, more importantly, it is also a day which challenges all Australian…
2 Mar 2015 : Closing the Gap report card ‘D’ for disappointing
The report card for the closing the gap initiative reporting on the 2013 year has been published by the Prime Minister’s office and the achievement level indicators for education are not good.
20 Feb 2015 : International Women's Day 2015
March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD), a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women. Members can get involved by holding a IWD chapter event.