November 21, 2007
On going complaints from members in regard to the standard and quality of meals on the fire ground have led to a large number of complaints to the Union. Accordingly members are reminded of the existing Award entitlements.
All members are entitled to meal allowance(s) if the Department does not provide a meal that meets the quality and quantity of an airline economy class meal as per cl 10 of the Permanent & cl 8 of the Retained Awards. The Department has a clear obligation to feed its employees a healthy and nutritious meal, both in the interests of its members health and in the interests of industrial harmony.
Simon Flynn
State Secretary

On going complaints from members in regard to the standard and quality of meals on the fire ground have led to a large number of complaints to the Union. Accordingly members are reminded of the existing Award entitlements.

All members are entitled to meal allowance(s) if the Department does not provide a meal that meets the quality and quantity of an airline economy class meal as per cl 10 of the Permanent & cl 8 of the Retained Awards. The Department has a clear obligation to feed its employees a healthy and nutritious meal, both in the interests of its members health and in the interests of industrial harmony.

Simon Flynn

State Secretary