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IEU(SA) Position on COVID Vaccinations

Vaccinations are Australia’s pathway out of lockdowns and towards a fair and equitable economic recovery. We need high rates of vaccination to avoid ongoing serious health, economic, and social disruption from COVID-19 outbreaks. We stand ready to support and encourage the rollout and to support …

Working remotely doesn’t mean you can’t be watched…

Given the uncertainties of this COVID era, working remotely has become a necessity when government directives advise schools to lock down to all but the most essential students and staff. Working remotely might take you away from prying eyes over your shoulder, but chances are, …

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

COVID Jabs – Minister Gardner replies to IEU letter

The rollout of COVID vaccinations has proceeded at a glacial pace with lobbying at the various state and federal levels as to what priority ranking various classes of workers should have. School, retail and transport workers have mounted reasonable cases to be assigned either Phase …

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 …