QLD Anti-Discrimination Act changes deeply disappointing

IEU deeply disappointment over the failure to remove religious discrimination exemptions for faith-based schools in the revised Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act.

IGGS & IJGS make history in first school strike

Teachers and school support staff at Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School (IGGS) and Ipswich Junior Grammar School (IJGS) took the first strike action in the school’s history as they continue their campaign for better working conditions.

Reproductive health is a union issue

The QCU is calling for new laws that provide up to 10 days of paid leave for workers to treat and manage conditions related to reproductive health.

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QLD Anti-Discrimination Act changes deeply disappointing

The vital role school support staff play in non-government schools will be honoured and celebrated as part of School Officer Day celebrations held on Wednesday, 12 June.

Vital work of school officers honoured

The vital role school support staff play in non-government schools will be honoured and celebrated as part of School Officer Day celebrations held on Wednesday, 12 June.

IGGS & IJGS make history in first school strike

Teachers and school support staff at IGGS and IJGS took the first strike action in the school’s history this week as they continue their campaign for better working conditions.

Wages to rise for millions of Aussie workers

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) welcomes the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision today to increase minimum and award wages by 3.75%, which will deliver a real wage increase for 2.6 million workers.

Uni admits to multi-million dollar wage theft

After denying underpaying staff for two years, Deakin University has admitted to engaging in multi-million dollar wage theft. 

Autism QLD fails to hear employees’ voices

Negotiations between IEU-QNT and Autism Queensland continue, as the employer fails to address key employee claims. 

Wages and working condition wins for CCM schools

IEU members employed in Christian Community Ministries (CCM) schools have secured improvements to wages and working conditions after 86% of staff voted to accept a proposed replacement collective agreement.

What the 2024 federal budget means for IEU members

The 2024 federal budget has been welcomed by our union, as the Albanese government continues to repair the nation’s education system and deliver much-needed relief to IEU members and their families in a cost-of-living crisis.

IEU members unite in solidarity to celebrate the difference union makes

IEU members across Queensland and the Northern Territory have celebrated the difference collective solidarity makes, rallying in their thousands as part of Labour Day and May Day celebrations during the 4-6 May long weekend.

Now More Than Ever: National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) occurs every year between 27 May and 3 June, dates which mark historically significant milestones for First Nations People and Australia’s reconciliation journey: the 1967 referendum and the historic Mabo decision.

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