First Teacher’s Agreement Negotiation Meeting update

After the first negotiation meeting, we can advise you that there’s nothing in the counter-claim from the government that will address any of your critical workload issues, nor are there any strategies to provide you with the tools to meet the individual needs...

Unions Tas OHS Rep Training Sept 24th-28th

Unions Tas 2018 State Health & Safety Representative Training (HSR) Introductory 5 Day Course September 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 (Hobart) November 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 (Hobart) Prices: $785.00 + GST – Union Member Prices: $895.00 + GST – Non-Union Member 1 Day Refresher...

Bargaining Reference Group Wrap

The Bargaining Reference Group met on the 28th of August. The Group discussed many issues, including the Wear Red days, class sizes, reporting and new educator stress. Group members agreed it was difficult to hold the Wear Red days as they coincided with it being Book...

President’s Wrap 6th September

As our quality Education Campaign starts to ramp up, it was great to visit workplaces and be greeted by a ‘sea of red’. I marvel at the creativity of our members, to construct a ‘red morning tea’ is not an easy feat. Congratulations to all members who joined other...

The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships for LBGTQIA+ Youth

Friday last week was Wear It Purple Day! A day to loudly and proudly recognise, support and celebrate young LGBTIQ people. There are lots of actions you can take to support young LGBTIQ people and one is to help get the word out about @thepinnaclefoundation...

National Support Staff Week wrap

National Support Staff Week is the week when we take the time to celebrate and thank our amazing support staff for the fantastic work they do in our schools, colleges and TasTAFE. Workplace Reps organised workplace events, and we held centrally organised events in...