IEU members across Australia welcome the further improvements to workplace laws passed by the Senate last night.

These new laws, the Closing Loopholes Bill #2, build on the significant changes already made by the federal government over the last 18 months and go a long way to restoring fairness and a level playing field for employees. A new ‘right to disconnect’ is especially relevant to school staff drowning under unrelenting workloads.

Read here about what these changes mean for IEU members: IEU Speaks on new workplace laws & right to disconnect

These changes follow years of campaigning by union members dedicated to ensuring fair wages, secure jobs and better working conditions.