Australian Teacher Workforce Data (ATWD) Initiative

Your union, the IEUA WA Branch is supporting the national initiative being implemented by the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership which is being funded by the Government of Western Australia, in conjunction with the Australian Government and all other state and territory governments. The Australian Teacher Workforce Data (ATWD) project is an exciting […]

“Back to school in Term 2!” The IEUA WA Branch’s response.

Today the Premier Mark McGowan and Minister for Education Sue Ellery announced that there would be a ‘soft return’ of  government school students to their school physically from 29 April for Term Two (see the Media Release of 17 April below).  Parents will have the choice of sending their children to school or keeping them […]

IEU Speaks on Respect For School Staff

Your union is awaiting a statement from the Premier about the situation in WA. Here there may be a stronger case for staff who aren’t vulnerable being present at school, with appropriate safeguards. The actual and gradual return to school physically of students has and will vary from state to state/territory. Your comments and feedback […]

Welcomed action on Wage Theft

Following the completion of the State Inquiry into Wage Theft in July, the Report based on that inquiry has been released  which includes 28 recommendations for both Commonwealth and State governments, proposed by the author of the report, former WA Industrial Relations Commissioner Tony Beech, based on submissions to the Inquiry. Read the Full Report […]

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 […]