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  • Vale Jack Mundey

    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
  • Catholic systemic Enterprise Agreement negotiations

    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
  • COVID-19 is not gender neutral

    The COVID-19 pandemic is deepening pre-existing inequalities, exposing vulnerabilities in social, political, and economic systems.

    11 May 2020
  • World support staff day

    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
  • Return to early childhood services and WHS: Information for IEU members

    With increasing numbers of children returning to your early childhood service, the IEU wishes to ensure that work health and safety requirements are in place for staff and children at your service. Please help us better understand what is happening in your service so we can ensure our members are safe by completing our short survey for early childhood members.

    07 May 2020
  • Stronger work health and safety measures are required ahead of return to work

    The ACTU has renewed calls for stronger workplace health and safety laws to be put in place before the mass return to work after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

    06 May 2020
  • Taking the temperature – IEU workplace checkup survey

    More than 2300 members have already filled out the IEU survey on COVID-19 work health and safety compliance in their workplace. Please take the opportunity to fill out the survey and help the union get a comprehensive understanding of the situation in your school or centre.

    06 May 2020
  • Return to school - information for members

    With the increasing return of students back to school, the IEU believes that work health and safety requirements must be in place for students and staff at all schools. Please fill out our survey about work health and safety measures in place in school, so the IEU can get a picture of whether our members are safe, and act to rectify any issues.

    06 May 2020
  • Early childhood: JobKeeper and keeping healthy

    Early childhood services have been declared an essential service, like schools, and therefore need to ensure they stay open during this time unless they have been closed by the Department of Health. This article is from the latest edition of Newsmonth, available online and making its way to members now.

    04 May 2020
  • Why the coronavirus is a crisis for women

    Women comprise more than 76% of IEU membership and more than 70% of workers in the health and care sectors globally. This is an article from the latest edition of Newsmonth, making its way to members now, and available for immediate reading online.

    04 May 2020