Facing an uncertain industrial landscape: what the election may mean for workers

  The Change the Rules campaign included a comprehensive policy agenda, which aimed to return fairness for workers into our industrial relations system. Workers are now facing an uncertain workplace landscape for the next three years following the reelection of the Coalition government. This is because while other major parties endorsed the Change the Rules […]

Not good enough – A statement from IEU National about NAPLAN

Whatever the merits of an ‘online’ NAPLAN, the simple fact is that there is an extraordinary imposition on schools to deliver this new platform. Schedules and re-rooming arrangements impact the entire school. ‘NAPLAN coordinators’, a thankless task assigned to some poor souls in schools, have been busy in recent days and early mornings this week […]

School Strike 4 Climate – 15 March 2019

The School Strike 4 Climate movement was inspired by the actions of Greta Thunberg, a Swedish political activist seeking to stop global warming and climate change. In August 2018, she became a prominent figure for starting the first school strike for climate, outside the Swedish parliament building. The Strike, on Friday 15 March, followed an earlier event in […]

Working Women Change the Rules IWD Rally

Watch IEUA WA Branch delegate Maxine Brahim’s address to the rally – click here to be taken to our YouTube channel Click through our photo gallery below to see some of the fantastic placards at the rally.

IEU Speaks on International Women’s Day: More Powerful Together

On International Women’s Day, IEU members call upon employers and governments to take proactive steps to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Everyone deserves to be safe at work and in their community. Yet the rates of sexual harassment in Australia are alarming, particularly for women, with 85% having experienced it in their lifetime. Sexual […]