The IEU represents Directors of Studies, teachers and support staff in the English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students industry.
In 1989 the IEU established the first award in Australia for the ELICOS industry and has achieved regular wage increases ever since.
The Union is constantly involved in negotiations to improve wages and conditions for teachers at the state level and for teachers and support staff at individual colleges.
Officers from the Union are available to advise you on your entitlements and working conditions either over the phone or by visiting your workplace.
In addition, every issue of Newsmonth contains an editorial by ELICOS Organiser Kendall Warren.
Do you have something to say about an issue impacting on your industry or do you want to know your rights? Email ELICOS Organiser Kendall Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your workplace news
Thousands of Catholic school teachers and support staff across NSW and the ACT will stop work on Monday, 4 December for four hours in the next round of industrial action to protest Catholic employers’ stubborn refusal to strike a reasonable bargain.30 Nov 2017
Rallies and stop work meetings will be held in the locations listed below.29 Nov 2017
IEUA NSW/ACT Branch Secretary John Quessy has released a video encouraging members in Catholic systemic schools to vote NO to employers' EA.29 Nov 2017
Nearly all of the 110 Chapters that participated in the Union’s recent electronic vote for protected action were successful.28 Nov 2017
IEU will be calling all members in Catholic systemic schools who are able to take protected action to stop work on Monday 4 December to protest against the Employers’ Enterprise Agreement.28 Nov 2017