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Sitrep 5/2019

April 18, 2019

State Election wrap
May Day time – are you FIRED UP?
Move ups/standbys for staff shortages
Easter Sunday: Overtime for Retained members
Easter Sunday: Consolidated leave for Permanent members
Paternity leave dispute – update #1
FBEU supports toxic exposures research
PFAS Inquiry report – update #1
Clause 16 Training Course Entitlements

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Sitrep 4/2019

March 15, 2019

It’s time… to vote for our Boss
SOSB bans delivery of bad news
Paternity leave dispute
Transfer Register Review – 28 March deadline reminder
Recover at Work Plans and roster dispute
In Brief

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2019 Sub-branch Executive Committee Elections

February 25, 2019

Nominations are called from members to fill one of three (3) Committeeperson positions on their Sub-Branch Executive Committee for the term 2019-2022

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Sitrep 3/2019

February 15, 2019

2.5% wage rise today
Recall kilometres and review of transfer registers
State Election in thirty-six days

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Sitrep 2/2019

January 18, 2019

Insurer hunting down cancer claims – don’t sign anything, ring the Union
Australia Day public holiday Monday 28 January
MW2 Transfer Ban Lifted

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Sitrep 1/2019

January 11, 2019

The Year of Changing the Rules
Vale Reg Brown
In brief …

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Sitrep 33/2018

December 21, 2018

Inside this issue:
Repressive Code of Conduct defeated
PFAS Inquiry report
In brief …

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Sitrep 32/2018

November 30, 2018

Inside this issue:

Recall kilometres dispute – Union vindicated #1
Berejilkian’s FESL – Union vindicated #2
New “corporate” uniform shelved
Blue cats eyes – an avoidable (and now banned) risk

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Sitrep 31/2018

November 23, 2018

So said Labor MLC Greg Donnelly to the Christian Democratic Party’s Fred Nile last night (it’s there in the record on Page 72) after the CDP sided with the Berejiklian Government to defeat Labor’s amendment to cover all firefighters, including those already suffering with cancer before 27 September this year.

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Code Red: Presumptive Cancer Bill

November 22, 2018

For those who missed it, Labor’s amendment to allow firefighters who were diagnosed with cancer pre-27 September 2018 was just passed by the Upper House. A big thank you to all who emailed, called and met with MPs. Our work got these MPs to support us. Together, we turned this around.

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Sitrep 30/2018

November 9, 2018

Presumptive cancer crunch time
No working across platoons or rosters
In Brief…

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Sitrep 29/2018

October 24, 2018

Govt’s presumptive cancer Bill in the NSW Parliament
AGM agenda – MFR Policy amendment withdrawn

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