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  • Why Catholic Systemic support staff should vote 'YES': NewsExtra Catholic Systemic schools Enterprise Agreement 2020

    The NSW and ACT Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020 (the EA) provides pay rises of 2.5% from January 2020 and a further pay rise of 2.28% from January 2021 for support staff (referred to as General Employees in the EA). This is the same as the pay increases for teachers in NSW.

    10 Nov 2020
  • NSW Labor's local jobs first petition

    NSW Labor is calling on the State Government to support local workers and boost local jobs, by buying locally.

    06 Nov 2020
  • Vote YES: Catholic Systemic schools principals Enterprise Agreement NewsExtra

    After a prolonged campaign, union negotiations have finally concluded on the NSW and ACT Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020 (the main EA). Following the conclusion of those negotiations, agreement has also been reached on the NSW and ACT Catholic Systemic Schools Principals Enterprise Agreement 2020 (the Principals EA).

    05 Nov 2020
  • AIS schools: Pay rise offers

    Your union has developed an interactive map for members, so you can see which independent schools have confirmed pay rises for 2021, and which have not. The IEU contends that the AIS is out of step with the rest of the education sectors in NSW by failing to guarantee pay rises commensurate with those won in other school sectors, including state and Catholic schools. Check out the map and see how your school shapes up under this proposed model by the AIS.

    03 Nov 2020
  • Labor calls for free preschool to drive the economic recovery

    The IEU has welcomed NSW Labor’s call for the Berejiklian government to make preschool free for a further 18 months to boost workforce participation and kickstart the state’s economic recovery.

    02 Nov 2020
  • NewsExtra: Vote YES Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement

    After a prolonged campaign, union negotiations have finally concluded on the NSW and ACT Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020 (the EA). Employees in all dioceses have been asked to vote on the new EA in the period from Monday 9 November – Friday 13 November. The IEU is urging a YES vote.

    29 Oct 2020
  • Catholic systemic schools: Vote on Enterprise Agreement

    Teachers and support staff in NSW and ACT Catholic systemic schools will vote on their new NSW and ACT Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020 (the EA) in early November, most likely from Monday 9 November to Friday 13 November.

    28 Oct 2020
  • UnionsACT gendered violence survey

    Join Canberra unionists and take the survey on work health safety and gendered violence. We need everyone in the ACT to take part. Participants go in the draw to win. Stand up for safety. Solidarity against sexism.

    28 Oct 2020
  • Literacy and numeracy writers for the NSW Curriculum Review/Reform

    NESA has invited the IEU to nominate suitable K–6 teachers with expertise in English or Mathematics to be curriculum writers for the new NSW K–6 English and Maths syllabuses. The initial focus will be on the early years of schooling, so current experience in teaching K-2 is a requirement. Members who may wish to represent the IEU in this project are invited to submit an expression of interest.

    26 Oct 2020
  • IEU joins more than 80 organisations to condemn One Nation NSW's Religious Discrimination Bill

    On the eve of public hearings before a NSW Parliament inquiry, leaders from prominent health bodies, LGBTIQ+ community groups, women’s organisations, disability groups, community legal centres, faith-based service providers, unions, religious institutions and other non-government organisations have come together to urge the NSW Parliament not to implement One Nation NSW’s Religious Discrimination Bill.

    23 Oct 2020