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Covid Lock Down Briefing – 20 July 2021

By now you will be aware that SA has gone into a 7-day lockdown from 6pm Tuesday 20 July. Schools will be closed for normal activity, but may be staffed by skeleton staff to cater for the children of essential workers and vulnerable students. Government …

Annual Wage Review – 2.5% awarded

On 17 June, the Fair Work Commission delivered the annual wage decision and set in place the increasing of all awards by 2.5%. As much as most of our schools have Enterprise Agreements, and the 2.5% will not flow on, it does put paid to …

So, you have been called to a meeting…

Not surprisingly, members can be very upset when called to a meeting and often they forget to call the union first to find out what their rights and obligations are. Follow our help sheet below. You can download this here

Tax Time! What deductions can education professionals claim?

It is Tax Time and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has this information for teacher or education professionals to help you work out what: income and allowances to report you can and can’t claim as a work-related deduction records you need to keep. Remember! Your …

What is the ‘point’ of being a member of the IEU?

Many non-members ring the IEU once they have an issue and request to join to get help. In a majority of these situations, the non-member knew of the IEU but chose not to join for any number of reasons. Sadly, we cannot help them with …

Parental Leave – returning to part-time work

As an IEU member, you can confidentially discuss your entitlements and options before, during or after you take parental leave. Your IEU Organiser understands your school’s EA and can assist you to plan and apply for parental leave, and this also includes what options you …

Anna Stewart Memorial Project 2021

ATTENTION ALL IEU WOMEN MEMBERS!  Expressions of interest are being sought from our women members for this year’s Anna Stewart Memorial Project. This is an excellent opportunity to participate in training with women from other unions and work-shadowing at our office. You will get a first …