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Lutheran EA Negotiations Update

The Lutheran Enterprise Bargaining has reached a point where the LESNW has decided to go to a vote but not all items are resolved. The IEU cannot endorse a yes for this Enterprise Agreement. It is vital that Lutheran IEU members understand the issues with …

Catholic EA Bargaining Update

After a day’s training in the principles of Interest Based Bargaining led by FWC Deputy President Booth, the parties held their first meeting on 26 August and agreed on a short list of interests that would frame the identification of problems and how they can …

IEU Speaks on… Gender Pay Gap 2020

No Progress on Gender Pay Gap Friday 28 August 2020 is Gender Pay Day / (un)Equal Pay Day. This date illustrates the 59 additional days from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same amount as men earn …

Catholic EA Bargaining is about to restart.

30 July 2020 The IEU and employer teams met for a full day’s training in the principles of “Interest Based Bargaining” on Tuesday. This is the new approach the IEU members endorsed when developing our list of issues to take to the table. The first actual …

TRB SA Petition Update – 3 July 2020 – IEU meets with MLC.

IEU takes action on the TRB Bill via the Legislative Council of Parliament South Australia   IEU(SA) Assistant Secretary, Louise Firrell, and Secretary, Glen Seidel met with Hon. Connie Bonaros MLC Monday 15 June 2020 to express the IEU’s concerns in relation to the TRB …

Calling for an Inquiry into First Nation Women In Custody

Author – Christine Cooper, Assistant Federal Secretary, Independent Education Union of Australia Petition Reason We call upon the House of Representatives to establish an inquiry into First Nation Women in Custody. It has been almost 30 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in …

Help Us End Period Poverty – Share the Dignity

IEU(SA) proudly supports Share the Dignity. Our office is a registered collection point – drop off your donations to 213 Currie Street, Adelaide. Read more about Share the Dignity: Since Share the Dignity was founded, we have been able to donate 2.5 million period products …

LEQ Stop the Cuts, Controls & Constraints

In solidarity with the Independent Education Union Qld & NT Branch, please sign their Megaphone petition – anyone in Australia can sign. Stop The Cuts – Sign the Petition now! To: Lutheran Education Queensland (LEQ) Lutheran Education Queensland (LEQ) should stop proposed cuts to current working …

TRB Petition – we need 10,000 signatures urgently

Your urgent attention and action is required! It is critical for the teaching profession that the proposed amendments to the Act are not passed by Parliament. Passing these amendments increases the likelihood of the teaching profession no longer be represented by the profession for the …