Supporting the independent education community

ELICOS

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.

Feedback

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 kendall@ieu.asn.au.

 

Your workplace news

  • An election reminder from the IEU

    For those who haven’t yet voted, Saturday is our chance to vote for a fairer future!

    15 May 2019
  • First ACTU president since Hawke to present minimum wage case: Workplace Express

    For the first time in four decades, the ACTU will tomorrow roll out its president to make final submissions to the FWC's annual wage review as it seeks to buttress the union movement and Labor Party's focus on a "living wage" ahead of Saturday's Federal election.

    14 May 2019
  • Your Union talking with you

    The IEU is in the middle of another great leap forward in engaging and communicating with you, our valued members.

    10 May 2019
  • May Day rally and family day

    On Sunday 5 May, Unions NSW hosted the annual May Day celebrations in Sydney, with thousands of workers taking to the streets in a rally before enjoying Union stalls and free fairground rides in the afternoon.

    06 May 2019
  • Fiji police attack union members on May Day

    The IEUA stands in solidarity with FTU (Fiji Teachers Union) and FTA (Fijian Teachers Association) members and all other union members in Fiji as they face a further attack on their human rights, their working rights and their rights to union association.

    02 May 2019