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EB Bulletin n.1 – Stop Work meetings

We are producing weekly EB Bulletins as the campaign heats up, to keep members and the community informed about upcoming events and actions. Click here for the Burnie, Devonport, Launceston, Hobart and St Helen's Stop Work meeting posters. You can view a PDF of the EB...

Week 1 Term 4 EB Member Meetings

We have very important member meetings coming up in the first week of Term 4. We have had negotiation meetings for all three agreements with the employer (DoE, TasTAFE and PSUWA) and will update you on how negotiations are progressing. We will also discuss the next...

New Membership Management System

We have some exciting news, we are switching to a new membership management system at the AEU Tasmania Branch. There are many reasons for the switch, but the most important reason is that it will provide a much better service to members.  The new membership management...

Sexual Harassment Survey

Many of us have experienced being sexually harassed at work. It’s shocking and hard to deal with. The Human Rights Commission estimates one in three people in the last five years has experienced sexual harassment at work. Everyone should be able to go to work in a...

Walk Off for Workload wrap

Last Thursday teachers, support staff and Principals in schools, colleges and TAFEs across Tasmania walked off at the end of the day to take action against unmanageable workloads. Members organised events and walked off in every corner of the island. There were...

President’s Campaign Wrap with Helen Richardson

Last week, the newly appointed Federal Minister Dan Tehan, met with the Education Council in Adelaide. State and Territory AEU Presidents and Fair Funding Now supporters rallied to urge the Minister to immediately reverse the Federal Government’s $1.9 billion cut to...

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 of the...

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...

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