Reducing teacher workloads key to improved student outcomes

Our union has called for urgent action on teacher workloads following damning Productivity Commission findings on student outcomes.

Accessing natural disaster leave

Fundamentally, where members have safety concerns in the event of natural disaster or emergency, such as severe weather, they should follow the advice of emergency services and advise their workplace accordingly.

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IEU $1.3 million difference

Over $1.3 million in payments have been returned to members in the past financial year.

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Reducing teacher workloads key to improved student outcomes

IEU-QNT has called for urgent action on teacher workloads following the damning findings of the Productivity Commission’s Review of the National School Reform Agreement.

New job? Make sure your prior qualifications are considered

Starting a new job comes with dozens of small admin tasks that can slip through the cracks but could have lasting implications if not rectified, such as forgetting to let your employer know about any prior qualifications or professional experience.

Rep profile: Pi Lee – St Phillip’s College, Alice Springs

Recently elected to our union’s Branch Executive as well as taking up the IEU Rep position at her school, Pi Lee is no stranger to advocacy, leadership and making a difference.

Accessing natural disaster leave

Where members have safety concerns in the event of natural disaster or emergency, such as severe weather, they should follow the advice of emergency services and advise their workplace accordingly.

History made on IR law

In an historic moment for union members across the country, the Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill is now law

Real change for IEU members is coming

Australian workers can have hope – hope that the decade of policies that have suppressed wages is over thanks to the Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill.

Hope that this legislation delivers more secure jobs and better pay and make work fairer for women.

Government follows through on Respect@Work

In passing its Respect@Work Bill into law today (28 November), the federal government has fulfilled its commitment to making workplaces safer for women.

Northern Territory parliament passes anti-discrimination law reform

Religious discrimination exemptions have been removed from the Northern Territory Anti-Discrimination Act after new laws were passed by parliament this week.

Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill scare campaign puts workers last

The federal government’s Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill would change the working lives of many Australians – making collective bargaining fairer and restoring balance to the process – the exact reason why so many employers are fighting against the Bill.

$13k back pay for wrongly classified teacher

An IEU member has secured more than $13,000 in back pay and is now correctly classified after our union’s intervention with the employer.

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