Pages with topic "Professional Respect"
Australian federal government failing to take the real steps to end violence and harassment at work.
28 May 2020 : COVID-19 crisis solidifies value of teaching profession
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the teachers have shown the true value of the teaching profession through collective strength, adaptability and fortitude.
18 Feb 2020 : What’s in store for 2020 for Vocational Education?
Our union supports members working in English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) Colleges and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and in 2020 we plan to build our union’s collective voice in the sector to improve members’
Our union, in collaboration with the Queensland Teachers’ Union (QTU), has been in negotiations with Queensland universities to increase the rate of pay for teachers who supervise pre-service teachers.
27 Aug 2019 : ‘Master Teacher’ proposal seriously flawed
A proposal from the Grattan Institute to create special roles for 'high achieving' teachers is significantly flawed.
23 Aug 2018 : Carinity intent on cutting conditions
Carinity Education – an outreach of Queensland Baptists – has repeatedly shown itself to be intent on attacking working conditions in our sector.
The importance of restoring professional respect for teachers was at the forefront of national debate on Q&A and Gruen this week.
Teachers and support staff working in Carinity Education schools (an outreach of Queensland Baptists) in Brisbane, Gladstone and Hervey Bay will stop work on 24 April 2018 in protest of their employer’s plan to create second-tier teachers in Queensland.
26 Oct 2017 : Attacks on workers at heart of federal government agenda
As Australians face rising inequality and flat-lining wages, the Turnbull Government has continued its sustained attacks on workers.
The collective action of IEUA-QNT members at Bundaberg and Glasshouse Christian Colleges has resulted in teaching staff at those schools now having access to the same salaries as their counterparts in the Catholic and state school systems.
Our union recently joined with unions from across the Asia-Pacific region at the Education International (EI) Asia-Pacific Regional Conference held in Kathmandu, Nepal on 10-12 October.
23 Jun 2017 : Awards to recognise professional standing of teachers
18 Aug 2016 : Employees left with bitter taste after brewery sackings
Carlton United Breweries (CUB) workers in Melbourne are continuing their campaign for justice after maintenance workers were terminated without notice and offered a ‘take-it-or-leave-it’ non-union deal with a 65 per cent wage cut.
19 Jun 2015 : Education unions excluded from AITSL board
Teachers are the ones affected by the AITSL Professional Standards but it is teachers who are yet excluded in the latest Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) board appointments.
19 Jun 2015 : Catholic publication commended
Members have welcomed a new publication from the Australian Catholic Council for Employment Relations (ACCER), Good Works: The Catholic Church as an Employer in Australia, noting its positive contribution to the treatment of Australian workers.
Children’s author Mem Fox used a recent address at the National Press Club to launch a misguided and ill-informed attack on the existence and funding of non-government schools.
16 Jan 2015 : What members need to know about the State Election
The Queensland State Election on 31 January is an opportunity to send a clear message to Campbell Newman and the LNP government that we will not accept an anti-worker agenda.