Major win for McCain workers

Major win for McCain workers

After facing two unlawful lockouts, McCain workers in Tasmania have secured a major win on their wages and conditions. The new in-principle agreement secured by members of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) will see working conditions for factory...
NCCD survey shines spotlight on workloads

NCCD survey shines spotlight on workloads

The significant workload and work intensification caused by the NCCD as well as subsequent stress for members, is the focus of a new IEU survey. IEU-QNT Branch Secretary Terry Burke said our union is seeking to identify specific issues of implementation and ways these...
Employers reject primary PCT changes

Employers reject primary PCT changes

Queensland Anglican employers have rejected any changes to Preparation and Correction Time (PCT) for primary school teachers as current collective bargaining negotiations continue.  IEU-QNT Assistant Secretary Brad Hayes said members proposed a provision to match...
Member action prevents WorkChoices 2.0

Member action prevents WorkChoices 2.0

The determination and activism of union members across Australia has forced the federal government to abandon many of the worst aspects of the dangerous IR Omnibus Bill. A substantially reduced version of the Bill passed through the Senate last week (exact date),...