IEU $1.3 million difference

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

Members ready to have voice heard

Unsustainable workloads, fair pay and career pathways are the top priorities for Queensland Catholic members as preparations for collective bargaining continue.

2022 IEU Member Awards

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Each year we also support the next generation of teachers by awarding Teacher Education Bursaries to university students studying education who have a connection to our union.

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Have you taken periods of leave without pay?

Taking periods of leave without pay or leave on half pay during the year can affect holiday pay over Christmas.

Hours of Duty – does my new timetable meet industrial requirements?

With the new year approaching, new timetables are being organised and set in every school, so it’s important to know your rights when it comes to Hours of Duty.

Queensland students wow judges at art awards

Artistically talented students have impressed the judges at the recent Independent Education Union – Queensland and Northern Territory (IEU-QNT) Excellence in Art Design Awards.

Do you teach a Queensland Applied syllabus?

If you teach an Applied Syllabus in Queensland, now is the time to have your say in the Senior Syllabus Review.

Psychological injury cases increasing

Our union has recently supported a number of IEU members with psychological injuries through WorkCover claims, particularly in high-risk educational workplaces.

Super product fails benchmark performance test for second year running

The Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund’s (ACSRF) LifetimeOne product has failed against the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) benchmark performance test for a second year in a row.

Discrimination and sexual harassment complaint upheld after IEU action

Our union’s advocacy has resulted in the Queensland Human Rights Commission (QHRC) accepting and upholding an IEU members’ discrimination and sexual harassment complaint, despite it being raised outside the strict 12 month time limitation.

Historic day for workers

The federal government’s Jobs Summit could herald in a new era for workers.

IEU makes $1.3 million difference

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

Redundancies by stealth still rampant

Members should be aware of insidious tactics used by some employers who are shamefully giving their staff “redundancies by stealth”.

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