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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your workplace news
IEU Secretary John Quessy has sent a message to members in Catholic systemic schools, thanking them for their "strong voice" throughout the campaign.14 Dec 2017
NESA has notified members that its online eTAMS system has undergone a significant upgrade. As a consequence, members may be experiencing some usability issues while they finalise and configure the system.14 Dec 2017
Well done members! CEOs in almost all dioceses have committed to backpay teachers and support staff.13 Dec 2017
Members your actions have done it! Catholic employers in the Dioceses of Wagga Wagga, Parramatta and Broken Bay have sent a letter to staff informing them of the prompt delivery of their backpay.13 Dec 2017
News release: Teachers and support staff in Catholic schools reject employers’ enterprise agreement outright
Teachers and support staff in Catholic schools have rejected an enterprise agreement (EA), which was not endorsed by the Union in a ballot declared yesterday.12 Dec 2017