Media releases

7 December 2021:
Schools on notice over co-curricular payments following St Peters Lutheran College backpay ruling

All non-government schools urged to examine their employment relationships with coaches in light of $2.5 million backpay ruling.

6 December 2021:
IEU welcomes Fair Work Ombudsman’s ruling to enforce back-pay of St Peters Lutheran College staff

753 current and former staff to collectively receive close to $2.5 million in back pay over ‘voluntary’ additional roles.

30 November 2021:
Non-government school employers must consult following mandatory COVID-19 vaccination health directive

Our union is seeking urgent discussions with employers to confirm local level implications of the health directive.

2021

7 December 2021: Schools on notice over co-curricular payments following St Peters Lutheran College backpay ruling

6 December 2021: IEU welcomes Fair Work Ombudsman’s ruling to enforce back-pay of St Peters Lutheran College staff

30 November 2021: Non-government school employers must consult following mandatory COVID-19 vaccination health directive

8 August 2021: IEU members welcome priority vaccinations for Queensland education workers

1 July 2021: School staff need priority vaccine protection, Paid vaccine leave will make a difference


2020

19 November 2020: Ipswich Grammar School staff to suffer under employer wage plan

9 October 2020: Future commitment an investment in future quality of education

10 August 2020: Brisbane Catholic Education sells out students and staff in Seton College closure

31 July 2020: Queensland Lutheran school staff vote no to employer’s planned cuts

30 July 2020: COVID-19 response plans essential in all schools

25 June 2020: Lutheran Education Queensland (LEQ) intent on cutting school staff working conditions | Future education of 18k+ students at risk

15 May 2020: Health and safety of staff and students critical as all students set to return to school | No justification for staff stand downs

4 May 2020: Health and safety of staff and students remains paramount in return to school plans

29 April 2020: Federal government is playing politics with our schools

28 April 2020: Reopening schools to all students a high-risk strategy new research review reveals

24 April 2020: IEUA-QNT rejects ISQ claims on school funding

13 April 2020: Government directives mean no school staff should be stood down

8 April 2020: Federal government must amend JobKeeper wage subsidy to protect school support staff

31 March 2020: Union calls for stop to stand downs of school support staff

26 March 2020: Move to student free mode for Queensland schools commended

23 March 2020: IEUA-QNT calls for immediate nation-wide end of term for all school students

19 March 2020: Holiday break should be brought forward if schools can’t manage COVID-19

Media enquiries

Please direct any media enquiries to IEU-QNT Communications Manager Laura Wise via lwise@ieuqnt.org.au or 0419 653 131.