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IEU to voice concerns of education workers at Jobs & Skills Summit

We need an economy based on well-paid and secure jobs The IEU welcomes the opportunity to participate in the Jobs and Skills Summit being held at Parliament House this week. These discussions have never been more important – real wages are falling at a time …

IEU attends Teacher Workforce Roundtable

The IEU were invited to Canberra early August to join federal Education Minister Jason Clare and federal Early Childhood Education Minister Anne Aly, along with Education Ministers from all states and territories, for a ‘Teacher Workforce Roundtable’, focused on tackling the nationwide teacher shortage. The …

Catholic EA 2022 – Survey

The wait for the replacement for the 2017 EA which nominally expired in July 2020 must, for some, seemed like waiting for Godot, but at least it did eventually arrive. Thousands of hours of negotiation and detailed redrafting of the whole document came to fruition …

PT5 or PT6 in Lutheran schools – what level should you be at?

Are you an experienced teacher working in Lutheran schools? Are you still at PT5 level when you could be at PT6 and do you know the difference? We can help you through the process of moving from PT5 to PT6, both with assessing if you …

Managing psychosocial hazards at work

Psychosocial hazards can cause psychological and physical harm. On average, work-related psychological injuries have longer recovery times, higher costs, and require more time away from work. Managing the risks associated with psychosocial hazards not only protects workers, it also decreases the disruption associated with staff …

IEUA National Council and Conference

After a three year COVID-induced break, the Federal Council and the Executive Committees of the State Branches were able to meet face-to-face at Glenelg, 25-27 August. A thorough overview of IEUA activities over the past year was presented and discussed. Click here to access the …

Feminism in the Pub – 30 June 2022

A group of our members got together at The Cumby Hotel to have a conversation about ‘mental load’ and ways to manage it. We had a much better attendance this term than last when Covid really hit hard. IEU(SA) President Britta Jureckson initiated the discussion …

Voting for the IEU(SA) Branch Executive Election closes soon!

Check your mailing address for voting papers Mail your completed voting forms now so that your vote arrives before voting closes 8 September 2022. The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has mailed IEU(SA) Executive Election Ballot Papers and Candidate Information to eligible members via their preferred …

Member fee payment dates remaining for 2022

As a courtesy for member’s planning, future monthly membership fee payments for 2022 will be processed on the following dates: Wednesday 5 October Wednesday 2 November Wednesday 7 December If your current credit card expires during this period, please confirm new details to our office …

Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave is Now Law

After a decade of unions campaigning for 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave, the new Labor Federal Government has passed legislation to enshrine the right of access for all workers. While successive Coalition Governments refused to support this paid leave, IEU together with …