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.
Our union is always here for our members: Any IEU member in need of assistance with an emergency workplace issue should contact our union directly on FREECALL 1800 177 938 (QLD) or 1800 351 996 (NT).
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.
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.
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 are eligible to convert from casual to ongoing employment following legislative changes made in the wake of a union campaign for secure jobs.
Queensland will celebrate World Teachers’ Day this year on Friday, 29 October with school communities across the state encouraged to #ThankQldTeachers.
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.
Over the past ten years, school leaders have faced an increasing rate of bullying, physical violence, threats of violence, slander, sexual and verbal harassment.