‘Right to disconnect’ a key win for education workers

15 February, 2024

Our union has welcomed and commended the ‘right to disconnect’ being enshrined in legislation as part of the Closing Loopholes Bill.  

The new laws represent a major win for IEU members facing unrelenting workloads in schools.

Independent Education Union – Queensland and Northern Territory (IEU-QNT) Branch Secretary Terry Burke said new laws mirrored what had already been won last year by IEU members in Queensland Catholic schools through their collective bargaining action.

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