Women in Education
Sexual harassment pervasive in Australian workplacesMarch 12, 2020
A national inquiry has found that sexual harassment in Australian workplaces is “widespread and pervasive” and equally shocking is the “gendered and intersectional nature of workplace sexual harassment”.
Maternity leave in schoolsMarch 06, 2020
People use the term “maternity leave” to refer to a range of rights and entitlements related to pregnancy. However, those entitlements can vary depending on the nature of employment.
Union campaigning is a time investment worth your whileFebruary 11, 2020
In keeping with the idea that you should give your time to the things that make the biggest difference, devote some of your time to participating in Federation activities, says member activist Guv Johal
Members campaign for crucial leave provision for all workersDecember 18, 2019
The We Won’t Wait domestic violence campaign continues to lobby for paid family and domestic violence (FDV) leave included in the National Employment Standards.
Women in educationDecember 11, 2019
Returning to work after maternity leave requires planning.
Living the dreamNovember 09, 2019
My participation in a two-week Anna Stewart Program immersed me in union life and left me feeling even more energised and enthusiastic than when I arrived.
Union program nourishes confidenceNovember 05, 2019
The message from my Federation story is it’s never too late to become an active member of Federation — even if you’re shy — and when you do, you’ll find it to be an enriching and uplifting experience that will inspire you to want to do even more.
Women in EducationNovember 02, 2019
If a teacher chooses to breastfeed or express milk in the workplace on return from maternity leave, Departmental guidelines exist to support their wish.
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