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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 …

IEUA Speaks on 2020 International Human Rights Day

(Download this release in PDF format – click here) Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. […] Unless these rights have …

World Refugee Day. 20 June 2020

“Refugees are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, children, with the same hopes and ambitions as us—except that a twist of fate has bound their lives to a global refugee crisis on an unprecedented scale.” Khaled Hosseini 20 June 2020 is World Refugee Day On this day, …

IEU Member Advice #1 – COVID-19

  13 March 2020 As COVID-19 has reached the pandemic stage and is likely to spread more widely in Australia it raises questions for workers regarding their rights and entitlements under scenarios ranging from work closure to forced quarantine. Employers will need to balance competing …

IEU Speaks – IWD. Campaigning for safer workplaces.

CAMPAIGNING FOR A SAFER WORKPLACES On International Women’s Day, IEU members call out Workplace Gendered Violence (Download PDF version of this article here) What is Workplace Gendered Violence? Workplace gendered violence is any behaviour, action, system or structure in a workplace that causes physical, sexual, …

IEU Speaks – IWD. Generation Equality.

  INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY GENERATION EQUALITY On International Women’s Day, IEU members are called to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, and campaign for Gender Equality. (Download this article in PDF format here) International Women’s Day is time to reflect on progress, to call for change and …

What to do about coronavirus

Schools around Australia have reacted differently to students who have recently been to China. Naturally, schools will try to balance the protection of the whole school community with the rights of students to receive an education. The IEU cannot provide any medical advice but we …

TRB SA – submission by the IEU

On November 8, your Union lodged a submission to the Legislative Review Committee objecting to the proposed amendments to the Teachers Registration and Standards Act 2004. Prior to the official submission we organised multiple social media messages such as the graphic below to clarify visually our …