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Is your school due for a new Enterprise Agreement (EA)?

Firstly, what is an EA? An Enterprise Agreement is made between employers and their employees, as specified in the agreement. Enterprise agreements are negotiated by the parties through collective bargaining in good faith, primarily at the enterprise level. Under the Fair Work Act 2009, an …

Workload – What are you required to do and how much?

Workload issues are endemic. Teachers’ work is often poorly codified, but Support Staff can monitor their workload according to their role and their classification with the use of a Time Book. Teacher workload Teacher workload may be defined in your school/system EA or in a …

Adverse Social Behaviours in the workplace

Everyday society is littered with distressing accounts of domestic violence and sexual harassment; they are just a few of the Adverse Social Behaviours (ASB). Look at any social media platform or media outlet in the last few months and you will see the ‘well-overdue’ discussion …

What drives women’s money decisions?

Research[1] shows women are often motivated by one key driver when it comes to managing money – and it’s not their own financial wellbeing. Since 2011, industry super fund-owned bank ME has produced a bi-annual study called the Household Financial Comfort Report. Over the years, …

Pay teachers more for the tough work they do…

Article Review – “It doesn’t take best and brightest – or an inquiry – to answer this teaching problem” In an opinion piece in the The New Daily, A L Jones reviews the latest federal government inquiry into teaching – launched by Alan Tudge, Minister …

Superannuation: the guaranteed increase is vital for your retirement

At the start of the Coronavirus crisis, the Government announced it would allow workers to access their superannuation early to get them through the economic downturn. This was before they begrudgingly agreed to a wage subsidy in JobKeeper. Now, nearly six months on, nearly 3 …

Super fund accelerates race to carbon neutral with 2030 target

NGS Super is leading the way, with the $12.8 billion fund targeting a carbon neutral investment portfolio by 2030, a timeframe that no other Australian super fund has committed to so far. A number of superannuation funds have responded to consumer expectations and a changing …

Feminism in the Pub – 8 April 2021 – Event Summary

An IEU(SA) Equity Committee Event Another successful Feminism in the Pub was held Thursday 8 April at Spaarke at the Whitmore (Whitmore Square Adelaide) with attendees enjoying networking, platters of nibbles and robust discussions led by Abbey Kendall from the Working Women’s Centre SA (pictured …

BOLD Newsletter – April 2021

Download to read – click here Articles include: HEAR US ROAR IF YOU’RE NOT ANGRY, YOU’RE NOT PAYING ATTENTION LEAD FOR EQUALITY WOMEN OF WOLLONGONG IN CONVERSATION BOLD AROUND THE COUNTRY 5 WAYS TO SUPPORT WOMEN CO-WORKERS EVERY DAY 2021 BOLD WEBINAR SESSIONS

2021 SACE Art Show – IEU(SA) Award winners announced

Congratulations to Carmen Marino of Loreto College, Marryatville, SA and Sophie Arundell of Scotch College Adelaide who are the joint winners of the 2021 IEU(SA) Award at the 2021 SACE Art Show. Carmen and Sophie are shown below in the photos receiving their awards from Louise Firrell, Assistant Secretary …