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 […]

Union wins on stand downs

Union win on support staff stand down dispute From the IEU NSW/ACT branch 28 April 2020 After taking a stand down dispute to the Fair Work Commission in early April, on behalf of support staff at All Saints Grammar at Belmore, the IEU has managed to secure a major win on behalf of our members. […]

“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 […]