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 […]

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 […]

IEU Speaks: International Women’s Day: 8 March 2020 #generationequality

Members of the IEUA WA Branch Executive holding signs in support of IWD2020 On International Women’s Day, IEU members are called to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, and campaign for Gender Equality. International Women’s Day is time to reflect on progress and to call for change. It’s important to celebrate the courage and determination of the […]

What’s happening in the Philippines? [updated]

UPDATE: Read the joint statement released by the Global Council of Unions here The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has called an international day of action in solidarity with unionists in the Philippines.    The latest police crackdown targeting unions and human rights defenders occurs amid a broader climate of government repression in the Philippines.  […]

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 […]