On Tuesday the 27th of March, thousands of educators from around Australia walked off the job for equal pay. Here in Tasmania, more than 250 educators from 30 centres, including mine, participated in this action.
I am an EFA at Nixon Street Primary School, in beautiful Devonport. I have really enjoyed the security of having a permanent part-time job, good working conditions and great workmates for over a decade now.
In the wake of 7000 school attendant jobs being threatened in NSW, United Voice members Rob Terry and Greg Bartels hit the road in Tasmania. Along with United Voice organiser Trina, they visited EFAs at 62 different schools to talk about secure employment in Tasmania and plan with members in the lead up...
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