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 […]

Catholic Lockout? Please sign this petition

Further to the media release below, the IEUA-QNT is requesting member support from all state branch members by clicking here and signing this petition. The petition will be forwarded to the Queensland IEU branch for presentation to the employer.   The following gives some background about this urgent action.   MEDIA RELEASE from our Queensland […]

IEU Secretariat Report 2019

Download a PDF version here SECRETARIAT REPORT – BRANCHES’ ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS OCTOBER 2019 Introduction On 18 May 2019, the Liberal National Party Coalition Government led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, was returned with a one seat majority. While strong campaigning by ACTU unions to ‘Change the Rules’ ensured that education, health, job security and living wages […]

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 […]