Unions win historic wage increase

A quarter of Australian workers will get a pay rise following a union campaign which lead to today’s Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision to increase the minimum wage.

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Unions win historic wage increase

A quarter of Australian workers will get a pay rise following a union campaign which lead to today’s Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision to increase the minimum wage.

Workplace health and safety a fundamental right

The right to a safe and healthy work environment is now enshrined int the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO’s) framework of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.

Ongoing prac payment negotiations and ITE concerns

Our union continues to advocate for members in practicum supervision negotiations as well as in the initial teacher education space, where our concerns are growing.

An agenda for the future of teaching

A new government brings new opportunities for real change in the teaching profession and ensuring the voices of teachers are at the heart of those changes, writes IEU-QNT Branch Secretary Terry Burke.

New Australian Curriculum announced

IEU members should be aware of a number of key changes in the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)’s recently released new Australian Curriculum.

Nearly half of teachers ready to leave profession

New Monash University research has found that nearly half of teachers are ready to leave the profession due to unsustainable workloads.

Recognising unrecognised work key focus of National School Reform Agreement submission

The workforce crisis in Australian schools should be recognised as a sign that schools need greater staffing and resourcing to deliver high-quality, high-equity education for all students.

Have your say: provisional to full teacher registration

The Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) is undertaking consultation with key stakeholders about its process for transitioning from provisional to full registration policy.

Wage rises can’t wait

Big business is thriving while workers struggle amidst cost of living crisis. 

Employers fuel confusion on $1,800 pay rise

Employers are creating confusion around the implementation of the new Experienced Proficient Teacher (EPT) classification.

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