December 17, 2010

Fire and Rescue NSWInside this issue:

  • New century, new name
  • New century, new name – Part 2
  • ‘Auditor-General goes fully sick’ update
  • BICE letterboxing banned
  • 12(1)(b) dispute update
  • Retained Unit Trainers, a thing of the past

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December 8, 2010

Inside this issue:

  • FBEU supports 1 to 4 staffing ratio
  • Auditor-General goes fully sick
  • Regional Comms selection dispute


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December 2, 2010

Inside this issue:

  • Country Inspectors dispute win
  • Marine 1 update
  • Annual Leave and Parental Leave
  • An incredible increase

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November 24, 2010

Inside this issue:

  • $100 mill RFS funding increase
  • Bosses wallets explode (again!)
  • In Brief

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November 22, 2010

The 2010 Annual General Meeting of the FBEU, being the 100th AGM of the Union, was held as part of the Centenary celebrations on 21 October 2010.

Minutes of the meeting, as adopted on the day, including the full text of the Secretary’s report, are now available online.

Minutes of the 100th Annual General Meeting, 2010 (1606)
November 17, 2010

Inside this issue:

  • Senior Officers (Un)reasonable hours campaign
  • Commissioner’s groupwise re: 12(1)b
  • Commonwealth Paid Paternity Leave (CPPL)


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November 12, 2010

Inside this issue:

  • Response to the “Commissioner’s update on recent industrial bans”
  • Another day, another defeat for the Department
  • College Christmas Shutdown

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November 5, 2010

Relieving Bans to be lifted at (not before) 0800 Monday.

The dispute over the Department’s decision to sack a firefighter under 12(1)b of the Regulations (the “no longer suitable” provision), that has been the cause of this week’s relieving bans, has been before the IRC today. As of this evening efforts to reach a conciliated settlement have failed.

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November 3, 2010

Inside this issue:

  • Relieving bans remain in force
  • Attendance management interviews – beware
  • Senior Officers (Un)reasonable hours campaign

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November 2, 2010

Member sacked – relieving bans to commence immediately

In SITREP 37/2010 the Union reported, under “Cleared by the Court, targeted by the Dept”:

“When the Department suspended a permanent member back in April following alleged disciplinary breaches, it put its own disciplinary process on hold until the related criminal proceedings had been finalised. Those charges were dismissed by the Magistrate hearing the case last Wednesday, causing 2GBs Ray Hadley to fly into a tirade against the member, the courts and the NSWFB.

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