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  • You're invited: We Won't Wait 16 days of action

    Members are invited to the launch of Unions NSW's ‘16 Days of Action for the Elimination of Violence against Women’ and the new workplace resource “Working From Home Isn’t Safe When Home Isn’t Safe: How to respond to family & domestic violence in home-based workplaces.”

    24 Nov 2020
  • News release: Union expertise crucial to Mitchell’s new teacher model

    The Independent Education Union of Australia is concerned that NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell’s plans to develop new pathways into teaching will result in yet another token effort to address the profession’s significant concerns.

    13 Nov 2020
  • Voting issue at Sydney Catholic Schools: Religious Education Coordinators left off voting list

    The union has established that 167 Religious Education Coordinators in Sydney Catholic Schools were incorrectly left off the voting list for the new Enterprise Agreement. New instructions have been sent out late this afternoon, Thursday 12 November.

    12 Nov 2020
  • Known voting issue affecting support staff in Diocese of Wagga Wagga

    The union has been made aware that at least 109 support staff in the Catholic Education Diocese of Wagga Wagga have been incorrectly left off the list to vote on the new Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020. The union has identified the issue, and the issue has been raised with the diocesan leadership for rectification.

    12 Nov 2020
  • Known EA voting issue at Diocese of Wollongong

    The union has been made aware of an administrative error affecting the Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong (CEDoW) that has seen a number of members without the opportunity to cast their ballots for the Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020.

    10 Nov 2020
  • Experiencing difficulties voting for the Catholic Systemic Enterprise Agreement 2020?

    Are you experiencing difficulties with the voting process for the Catholic Systemic Enterprise Agreement 2020? Members should have received an email yesterday inviting you to cast your vote for the Catholic Systemic Enterprise Agreement 2020. Please ensure you cast your vote in the ballot about the enterprise agreement being conducted by the Australian Election Company on behalf of your employer.

    10 Nov 2020
  • 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