United Workers Union scores $20,000 in extra entitlements for two Tasmanian ECEC eds

The United Workers Union (an amalgamated union which includes the union previously known as United Voice) has reportedly secured $20,000 in entitlements for two early childhood educators who worked for a northern Tasmanian childcare centre that has now closed, local news source The Examiner has reported.

a day ago

by Freya Lucas

AEU SA hits back – SA Government overstated support for revised preschool pay

A spokesperson for the Australian Education Union (SA Branch) (AEU) is “alarmed” by the “gross overstatement” made by the South Australian Government yesterday, in relation to an ongoing pay dispute which has resulted in industrial action across the state on several occasions.

5 days ago

by Freya Lucas

South Australian Government hopes AEU endorsement will end preschool pay dispute

The South Australian Government has welcomed a decision by the Australian Education Union’s state executive to endorse unanimously the Government’s Enterprise Agreement offer for teachers, principals and preschool directors to go to a ballot of its members, in a move that is hoped will resolve the long-running pay dispute.

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Should educators work outside their normal hours to make Christmas jolly?

South Australian politician, Rob Lucas MLC has issued a statement dubbing the Australian Education Union (AEU) as the Grinch, saying the Union has “stolen Christmas from working families” at a local primary school, by influencing union members at the school to hold a popular Christmas concert event during their normal working hours, rather than during “twilight”.

a month ago

by Freya Lucas

WA Union calls on Government to secure ECEC participants right to play-based learning

The State School Teachers’ Union of Western Australia (SSTUWA) has called on the WA Government to secure all early childhood students’ right to access play-based learning (PBL) at WA schools.

3 months ago

by Freya Lucas