IEU Speaks: If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention – #March4Justice

Within the next few days, the IEU will join with other Australian unions and allies to call for an end to gendered-based violence. In 40 events nationwide, in regions and major cities, IEU staff and members will hold Federal Government and all politicians to account and call for the end of dangerous workplace cultures which […]

IEU Speaks on International Human Rights Day 2020

The following is an opinion piece as part of the IEU Speaks series written by the IEU Federal Branch. Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. […] Unless these rights have […]

“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 […]

COVID-19 Update: Knowing your rights at work

Information about the spread of COVID-19 is as rampant as the virus itself. Please refer to reliable sources such as the Department of Health website – it is there that you will find the most up-to-date measures for the prevention of the virus as well as statistics on its spread. In addition to the potential […]