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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 …

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 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 …

Annual Membership Update

New fee category for 2020 IEU(SA) membership fees have remained unchanged for the last two years, but the time has come that we cannot absorb our cost increases for a third year and maintain the level of support and service that members rightly expect from their Union. …

Orange Our World to End Violence Against Women

Orange Our World to End Violence Against Women There is one universal truth, applicable to all countries, cultures and communities: violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable, never tolerable.” – Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General 25 November 2019 is International Day for the Elimination …

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 …