Working to protect our rights – fighting the IR Omnibus Bill

ACTU President Michele O’Neil and Secretary Sally McManus are in Canberra defending workers’ rights in relation to the Morrison government’s proposed Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Economic Recovery) Bill 2020. The ACTU’s submission (which you can read in full here) includes three arguments against the Bill which they see as a return to the WorkChoices […]

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 […]

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 […]