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SitRep 7/2020

February 21, 2020

Award Update May Day T-Shirt Design Competition closes Feb 28! Delegate training up and running. Terms of Reference for Bushfire Royal Commission Announced Award Update  As discussed in the last Sitrep, we met for the last time with FRNSW regarding […]

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SitRep 6/2020

February 19, 2020

IMPORTANT AWARD UPDATE In our previous updates, we approached the award negotiations with a simple claim. Our claim for both Awards is: Permanent • 2.5% wages increase passed on to you by 17 February 2020 regardless of when the Award […]

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SitRep 5/2020

February 10, 2020

Award Update FBEU heads to ACTU Emergency Services Summit Rescue Recall Win Motions for the next Special General Meeting Payroll meltdown Delegate Training – Kicking off! Broken Hill the FBEU as west as it gets Award Update Since the last […]

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SitRep 4/2020

February 3, 2020

NSW Government announces an inquiry – we want a National Royal Commission too. State of Emergency – What’s the go and what it means for members. Retained Authorised Duties May Day – Member T-Shirt Design Competition CAFS Pumpers In BRIEF: […]

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Code Red – Minimum Crewing Peak Hill

January 31, 2020

Minimum Crewing at Peak Hill Members may be aware that FRNSW are replacing Class 2 Urban Pumpers at Isolated Retained Stations with Class 1 Tankers. The intention and the Risk Management Tool FRNSW is using to make the change is […]

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SitRep 3/2020

January 23, 2020

This is a reissue of SitRep 3 as there were two mistakes in the SitRep issued last night. The SitRep issued last night stated that we were putting in a claim for a 5% pay rise, this was a formatting […]

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SitRep 2/2020

January 15, 2020

IRC rules in FBEU favour – Another big win but the fight continues.  Status Quo and In-Order 2008/22 remains in place. Yesterday, January 14, The FBEU was back in the IRC about FRNSW’s attempts to remove In-Order 2008/22 (which puts […]

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SitRep 1/2020

January 10, 2020

CODE RED STILL IN PLACE – STILL WAITING ON IRC DECISION We are still waiting on Commissioner Sloan’s decision from the IRC hearing on 13 December 2019 on the 2008/22 or 2019/20 dispute. This decision will be handed down on […]

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SitRep 29/2019

December 16, 2019

Deployment Dramas Consolidated Leave over the Christmas and New Year Climate and Fire Emergency Rally Sydney Town Hall FBEU Office over the break In Brief Deployment Dramas The Union has received several inquiries about pay and entitlements from members while […]

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