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A summary of the TAFE EB process, what's happened so far, and what comes next.
The Federal Budget released on 9 May failed to deliver fair funding for public schools, with the Turnbull government yet again prioritising big business over our children and their future.
While 2017 saw significant positive outcomes for education and training, there is still more that is needed.
Each year, QTU members either receive a required transfer that they do not want to accept or have not received a transfer to a requested geographic area and/or region. For both categories, there are appeal processes.
After 119 years, Abortion was decriminalised in Queensland on 17 October with the passing of the Termination of Pregnancy Act 2019, 50 votes to 41.
The AEU Federal Women’s Conference always provides a unique opportunity to bring women activists together from across the nation; to share, explore and ignite our passion for gender equality and public education.
The EB9 Log of Claims, which was developed following extensive consultation with members at both workplace, branch and area council levels, was endorsed by QTU State Council in Novembe. But what happens now?
The Fair Funding Now! campaign is back in full swing, with the launch of the Back To School national van tour on 4 February.
In 2017, the Queensland Teachers’ Union grew to 45,000 members for the first time in its 129-year history. This means that, on average, nine out of 10 teachers and school leaders in workplaces across Queensland choose to belong to the QTU.
The QTU is insisting that the next EB includes a revised classification and salary structure for classified positions. Here QTU deputy principal members explain what they do, the stresses involved and what they hope to see in the future.
The QTU is insisting that the next EB includes a revised classification and salary structure for classified positions. Here QTU principal members explain what they do, the stresses involved and what they hope to see in the future.
QTU members have had their say on what the Union’s priorities should be as it enters the negotiations for EB9.
The EB claim was forwarded to the government in early February, with the request for bargaining to commence as soon as practicable. Informal negotiations commenced in mid- February.
The QTU’s EB claim, which will form the basis of the Union’s position when negotiations begin next year, was debated and endorsed at the State Council on 3 November. Here is a summary of the issues included.
Gender pay equity (GPE) is set to be a key plank of the QTU’s EB claim in 2019 – but given that we have had equal pay for decades, why is this so important?
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