‘Right to disconnect’ a key win for education workers

Our union has welcomed and commended the ‘right to disconnect’ being enshrined in legislation as part of the Closing Loopholes Bill.

Loopholes closed as major wins for workers pass Parliament

Legislative reforms represent biggest change to workplace laws in the last 25 years.

Member PD on AI in schools a must

Upcoming IEU member-only professional development will cover critical topics for all school staff when it comes to Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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TUH Future of Teaching Bursary recipient announced

IEU member David Page-Dhu has been recognised as the recipient of the 2023 TUH Future of Teaching Bursary.

Celebrating the difference our many IEU members make

Our union’s most outstanding activists were presented with IEU Member Awards at 2023 Annual General Meeting – recognising their significant contributions to our collective.

Teacher exchange in 2024

IEU members employed in Brisbane, Cairns and Toowoomba Catholic schools or Queensland Anglican schools can participate in a fortnight-long teacher exchange to Alberta, Canada.

Labour Day/May Day celebrations 2024

In 2024, Labour Day/May Day celebrations will take place across the long weekend of 4-6 May.

‘Right to disconnect’ a key win for education workers

Our union has welcomed and commended the ‘right to disconnect’ being enshrined in legislation as part of the Closing Loopholes Bill.  

Loopholes closed as major wins for Australian workers pass Parliament

The cumulative effect of these legislative reforms represents the biggest changes to workplace laws in the last 25 years.

Toowoomba members show the way on workload

IEU members working in Toowoomba Catholic primary schools are leading by example to make use of important new provisions to tackle workload.

Catholic employers seek High Court appeal against employee backpay

Toowoomba Catholic Education and Downlands College have sought leave from the High Court of Australia to appeal against last year’s Federal Court decision that two former teachers were entitled to pay increases contained in new collective agreements despite resigning before the increases took effect.

Member win on parental leave provisions

IEU members at Mancel College have welcomed a new collective agreement offering improved paid parental leave provisions.

Continuing contract secured through IEU support

An IEU member who had been on a fixed-term contract for 3 years has secured a continuing position.

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