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A new Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) campaign is calling on the federal government to ensure the real heroes of the COVID-19 crisis – workers - are recognised and protected.
2 Sep 2020 : School seeks directed weekend work from staff
A Northern Territory school employer has refused to back down from their shameful position of seeking staff involvement in extra-curricular activities on weekends.
25 Aug 2020 : Sectors under stress: the impact of COVID-19
The Vocational Education and Training (VET) and English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) sectors have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to increased stress and uncertainty for our members.
25 Aug 2020 : To isolate or not: a potentially deadly decision
COVID-19 is a workplace safety issue and its spread is being worsened by job insecurity and work casualisation – making paid pandemic leave provisions essential to protecting working people and the community, as Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Paul Giles wr…
21 Aug 2020 : Review reinforces need for permanent ECE funding
Members across the Early Childhood Education sector have renewed their campaign to Fund Our Future following the public release of the Universal Access National Partnership (UANP) final review report.
Brisbane Catholic Education’s (BCE) shameful decision to close Seton College is a blatant sell-out of students, parents and staff.
10 Aug 2020 : Careers you can count on needed for school officers as classification review commences in Queensland Catholic sector
A review of outdated school officer classifications and pay structures has commenced in Queensland Catholic schools, following the implementation of new enterprise agreements.
31 Jul 2020 : Queensland Lutheran school staff vote no to employer’s planned cuts to current working conditions
Teachers and school support staff employed in Queensland Lutheran schools have voted no to a substandard agreement proposed by their employer, Lutheran Education Queensland (LEQ).
17 Jul 2020 : Members' voices heard in VET sector review
Our union has made a submission to the Productivity Commission’s Review of the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development (NASWD) to ensure the professional voices of our members working in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector a…
17 Jul 2020 : Jail time for Queensland wage thieves
New Queensland legislation will criminalise wage theft in bid to tackle the insidious threat to employees in the community.
The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced that flexible working arrangements are more important than ever.
The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) is calling on the federal government to extend the JobKeeper wage subsidy given the second wave outbreaks of COVID-19 occurring around Australia.
15 Jul 2020 : PMSA members unite to enhance working conditions
Members of our union employed in PMSA schools are uniting as a collective to enhance their working conditions and ensure their employer shows recognition and respect for their hard work.
Australian federal government failing to take the real steps to end violence and harassment at work.
11 Jun 2020 : Queensland government move will protect casuals
A new Queensland government initiative will offer critical financial support to casual workers who contract COVID-19.
21 May 2020 : Redundancies: knowing your rights
Members employed in the VET and ELICOS sectors must be aware of their rights, responsibilities and entitlements when it comes to redundancy, to ensure they receive the best possible advice and outcomes if a genuine redundancy occurs.
14 May 2020 : Australian Unions plan to rebuild our economy
The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has this week released a comprehensive blueprint for rebuilding the economy and restoring jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
IEU members employed in boarding houses and outdoor education centres attached to schools continue to face uncertainty.
13 May 2020 : JobKeeper: knowing your rights
It is vital that our members working the the VET and ELICOS sector know their rights and are fully informed about the terms and conditions of the federal government’s JobKeeper wage subsidy, following cases of misuse by some employers.
16 Apr 2020 : IEUA-QNT acts in face of Queensland employer inaction
The intention to open Queensland schools in Term 2 on the basis of a home-based learning model with limited student attendance on a school site, raises a number of operational considerations.