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The rollout of the COVID jab – IEU(SA) speaks to ABC Radio Adelaide

Listen to IEU(SA) Secretary Glen Seidel – with Sonya Feldhoff on Afternoons, ABC Radio Adelaide – discuss the rolling out of COVID jabs. This edited podcast also features Dr Chris Moy, President of the SA Branch of the Australian Medical Association and Vice President of the Australian Medical …

IEU(SA) Facebook page blocked by Facebook news and media bargaining action

As many of you would be aware now, Australians were blocked from accessing news in their Facebook feeds after an escalation of the proposed media bargaining code which would require the company and Google to reach commercial deals with news outlets whose links drive traffic …

IR Omnibus Bill Senate Inquiry – workers to give evidence

Workers to tell Senate Inquiry IR Bill will create insecurity, exploitation and wage cuts Working people from a wide range of industries will give evidence to the IR Omnibus Bill Senate Inquiry. The hearing is an opportunity for parliamentarians from both sides of politics and …

The COVID Jab – Who, what, when, where, why?

Whilst Australian states are still managing COVID spot-fires, the game changer worldwide is the rollout of vaccinations to as many as possible, as quickly as possible. The two main emerging issues for the IEU are: Raising school staff up the priority list and Avoiding the …

Catholic Enterprise Bargaining Update

Members may (or may not) recall that the IEU and the Catholic School Employers agreed to undertake negotiations under the ‘Interest Based Bargaining’ approach, rather than the traditional ‘Positional’ approach. At the table last year, we determined the broad areas of ‘Interest’ for each party …

Lutheran EA approval process

As much as Lutheran employees voted up the proposed Lutheran EA in November, the agreement hit some technical stumbling blocks in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) approval process. This came as a surprise to both parties, as most of the technical issues raised by the …

IEU submission to Australian Government Automatic Mutual Recognition Legislation

(Download a PDF version of this submission – click here)   Submission: Australian Government Automatic Mutual Recognition of Occupational Registrations – Exposure Draft Legislation The Independent Education Union of Australia (IEU) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback regarding the Australian Government’s Automatic Mutual Recognition of …