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Paternity Leave

It can improve career prospects for women The definition of family structure changes every generation. Though certain elements are rooted in biological elements, it is also a cultural phenomenon. While the so-called “traditional” structure — husband and wife, with the man working and the woman …

Are You Getting Super on Your Leave loading?

Ask Your Bursar Earlier this year the ATO refreshed its advice on the treatment of annual leave loading. This is a 17.5% loading on top of 4 weeks of annual leave pay. Conventional accounting practice treated this in the same category as “overtime” (that is …

Is it Junk Mail, SPAM or genuine information?

The majority of our members successfully receive our regular and important updates via email. Despite our best practices and industry standard processes, your email program and email host may not always accept union member news via your email address and it may tag it and …

TRB Review IEU Submission

The SA government is conducting a review of the Teachers Registration Board composition and function under the heading of “Enhancing” the TRB. The IEU has made a submission (190603 TRB IEU Review Submission) defending the current structure. In essence, the IEU believes that the current …

Cyber flashing and/or bullying anonymously with iPhone ‘AirDrop’

Australian online safety experts have warned about a rise in anonymous digital targeting of students and teachers through the iPhone feature ‘Airdrop’. Curtin University Associate Professor in Internet Studies Tama Leaver said anyone within 20-30 metres of an iPhone could send to, or receive content …