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
Did you know essential workers in NSW have little or no safety equipment? They come into contact with people daily, putting themselves at greater risk of coronavirus.12 May 2020
The union movement is devastated to hear of the passing of Jack Mundey and we offer our condolences to Judy, family and his comrades.11 May 2020
The IEU met with Catholic employer representatives immediately prior to the Easter vacation period. The employers determined it was inappropriate to continue negotiating during the COVID-19 crisis, and negotiations were decided to be suspended until week 7 in Term 2.11 May 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is deepening pre-existing inequalities, exposing vulnerabilities in social, political, and economic systems.11 May 2020
The IEU is hosting a virtual afternoon tea to celebrate World Support Staff Day with you, and thank you for all of the incredible work you do in our schools.08 May 2020