September 15, 2005

Transcript of Kim Beazley’s address to the Emergency Service Workers’ rally, Parliament House, Canberra, 14 September 2005 Read more…

December 24, 1999

As members would be aware, the 1997 Crown Employees (NSW Fire Brigades Retained Firefighting Staff) Award – otherwise know as the retained Award – expired 30/09/99. Read more…

December 24, 1999

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December 24, 1999

Union Office Christmas/New Year Shutdown

The Union Office will close for its annual Christmas/New Year break at midday today, Friday 24 December and resume operations on Tuesday 4 January. Read more…

December 22, 1999

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December 17, 1999

Further to the Union notice dated 14/12 and negotiations held this week, it has been agreed between the Department and the Union that the following special arrangements will apply between 1800 hrs on New Year’s Eve to 0900 hrs on New Year’s Day.

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December 16, 1999

Decision of this week’s Special General Meeting:

“That the framework set out in the Union notice dated 13/12/99 which is proposed to progress both the death and disability dispute and negotiations for new permanent and retained firefighters’ consent Awards be endorsed.” Read more…

December 14, 1999

With the exception of a handful of members who were exempted in order to maintain “skeleton” crews (see below),¬†all¬†permanent members from Recruit to Chief Superintendent who were on duty were called upon to stop work last Monday December 6 at 1300 hours in support of our ongoing dispute with the Department and Government. That stop work action concluded at 1500 hours. Read more…

December 14, 1999

In September the Department, true to its ongoing fixation with Y2K, wrote to us seeking revised pay arrangements for permanent members over the coming Christmas/New Year period. We have agreed to special pay arrangements over this time in recent years, but what they sought this year was something else again. Read more…

December 13, 1999

As advised in last Saturday’s Union notice, the State Committee of Management resolved to suspend (not permanently lift) our Union’s D&D bans from 0800 hours this morning pending a Special General Meeting of members to be held this Wednesday, 15 December to vote on the following “framework” proposal: Read more…

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