Employers say take it or leave it as they fail to tackle teacher burnout

8 June, 2023

Queensland Catholic school employers have given employees a ‘take it or leave it’ position regarding the current negotiations for a replacement collective agreement.

IEU Branch Secretary Terry Burke said that position was merely the wage offer they should have made given their long-held position that they pay the public rates – and no more.

“However, a wage offer does not fix burnt out teachers,” Mr Burke said.

“A wage offer doesn’t deal with the exhaustion felt in schools.

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