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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 …

SA Government Declares War on Teachers

  The SA Teachers Registration Board is about undergo radical change if the government gets its way. We have until November 8th for comment. The TRB is totally funded by teachers but the proposal is to remove the requirement for any registered or practicing teachers to …

IEU Speaks on… Religious Discrimination Bill 2019

IEUA Statement Religious Discrimination Bill 2019 5 September 2019 The Independent Education Union of Australia (IEUA) expresses its dismay at the content and poor clarity of the federal government’s draft Religious Discrimination Bill. The IEUA is disappointed at the continuing practice of governments to polarize, …

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 …