#ThankQldTeachers this World Teachers’ Day

Queensland will celebrate on Friday, 29 October with Brisbane, Moreton Bay and Scenic Rim school communities encouraged to celebrate on Thursday 28 October 2021 due to the EKKA public holiday.

NCCD survey shines spotlight on workloads

The significant workload and work intensification caused by the NCCD as well as subsequent stress for members, is the focus of a new IEU survey.

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Financial products fail performance test

Australian Catholic Super and Christian Super have failed the financial regulator’s initial performance test of their MySuper financial products.

Everyone should be safe at work

All workers have a right to be safe at work, not just from physical injuries but also from work-related psychological injuries and poor mental health.

Education’s psychological strain must be addressed

As the national focus turns to psychological wellbeing for Mental Health Week (9-17 October), workers in the education industry continue to face high rates of psychological strain.

IEU action results in pay increase for kindergarten teacher wrongly classified

A kindergarten teacher member who recently joined our union after commencing a new job has received an increase in pay (and relevant back payment) thanks to an observant IEU officer.

IEU Chapters take action on NCCD workload

Over a third of IEU Chapters completed our union’s NCCD Workload survey within the first 24 hours of its launch earlier this week, indicating members’ desire to act on unreasonable workload demands.

More workers eligible to convert to secure jobs

More workers are eligible to convert from casual to ongoing employment following legislative changes made in the wake of a union campaign for secure jobs.

Time to #ThankQldTeachers this World Teachers’ Day

Queensland will celebrate World Teachers’ Day this year on Friday, 29 October with school communities across the state encouraged to #ThankQldTeachers.

IEU activists in the spotlight

Nominations are now open for our union’s annual Member Awards, which are held each year to recognise the dedication and contribution of outstanding IEU-QNT member activists.

Paid leave makes crucial difference during pandemic

The action taken by IEU members to secure paid pandemic leave in many of our workplaces has made a crucial difference during this health crisis.

Principals continue to face workplace violence and burnout

Over the past ten years, school leaders have faced an increasing rate of bullying, physical violence, threats of violence, slander, sexual and verbal harassment.

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