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COVID Jabs – Minister Gardner replies to IEU letter

The rollout of COVID vaccinations has proceeded at a glacial pace with lobbying at the various state and federal levels as to what priority ranking various classes of workers should have. School, retail and transport workers have mounted reasonable cases to be assigned either Phase …

March 4 Justice – Enough is Enough on gendered violence!

Your union marched in solidarity with ‘March 4 Justice’ – the biggest rally in Adelaide for the last two decades. 8000 demonstrators had a clear message about gendered violence – Enough is Enough!   A quick pictorial summary of the March… March 4 Justice is Calling …

Catholic EA Update – 18 March 2021

Fortnightly discussions between the IEU representatives and the employers continue to be positive and productive but have taken longer than both parties had initially hoped, largely due to the number of technical and drafting changes that have been necessary this time around, to make the …

IEU Speaks on MARCH 4 JUSTICE

On March 15, IEU will join with other Australian unions and allies to call for an end to gendered based violence. In 40 events nation wide, IEU will hold Federal Government and all politicians to account and call for the end of dangerous workplace cultures …

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 …

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 …

IEU Speaks – On Gendered Violence

IEU CALLS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO RATIFY THE ILO CONVENTION ON GENDERED VIOLENCE AND ADOPT THE RESPECT @ WORK REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS Background 25 November 2020 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.  This date marks the brutal assassination in 1960 of the …