The IEU represents Directors of Studies, teachers and support staff in the English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students industry.
In 1989 the IEU established the first award in Australia for the ELICOS industry and has achieved regular wage increases ever since.
The Union is constantly involved in negotiations to improve wages and conditions for teachers at the state level and for teachers and support staff at individual colleges.
Officers from the Union are available to advise you on your entitlements and working conditions either over the phone or by visiting your workplace.
In addition, every issue of Newsmonth contains an editorial by ELICOS Organiser Kendall Warren.
Do you have something to say about an issue impacting on your industry or do you want to know your rights? Email ELICOS Organiser Kendall Warren at email@example.com.
Your workplace news
The changing nature of the early childhood profession and the impact on our early childhood teachers.12 Jun 2019
The IEU has been contacted by more than 20 individual early childhood services in addition to a group of 40 regional services with concerns about the current National Quality Standards Assessment and Ratings process (A&R).05 Jun 2019
The Union is launching a member recruitment initiative called 'Join in June' which aims both to promote the work of Independent Education Union and at encourage potential members to join and participate in their industrial and professional organisation at their own workplace.31 May 2019
The Fair Work Commission has today granted award-reliant workers a 3% increase, which will take effect from the first full pay period on or after 1 July.30 May 2019
Dan Tehan, Federal Member for Wannon, will retain his portfolio as Minister for Education under Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s newly announced cabinet, in a role that also oversees the early childhood education and care sector.28 May 2019