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Sitrep 43/2021

August 13, 2021
COVID Update   It has been a busy week with COVID for your union. The FBEU continues to work as part of the COVID IMT to help deal with a rapidly evolving and complex situation. Our priority is to keep members […]
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Sitrep 42/2021

August 6, 2021
COVID update  As most members would be aware Newcastle and the lower Hunter were added to the Greater Sydney Region lockdown area. The current restrictions for Members working in these areas can be found here.  https://fbeu.net/2021/08/06/6-august-covid-update/  All other areas are […]
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6 August Covid Update

August 6, 2021
UPGRADED FRNSW RESPONSE – GREATER SYDNEY, NEWCASTLE AND HUNTER REGIONS FRNSW COVID restrictions level 3, plus: No visitors allowed at any stations/work locations. Only on-duty/on-call personnel, essential staff and existing contractors are permitted entry. All non-emergency related, face-to-face external community […]
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6 August Retained Pager Update

August 5, 2021
RETAINED PAGER UPDATE In SitRep 28/2021, we outlined several concerns with the new pager system proposed by FRNSW for Retained staff. Since then, seven stations have been trialling the pagers and giving us their feedback. We have had two meetings […]
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Sitrep 41/2021

July 30, 2021
COVID The FBEU and FRNSW met again today to finalise an agreed position on seeking alternative work arrangements. The agreed process is as follows. When seeking alternative arrangements, the process should be started as early as possible. In order to […]
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Sitrep 40/2021

July 28, 2021
Further to our sitrep. The Department agreed to meet with the Union this afternoon. The meeting was positive, with SCoM and the Senior Officers Sub-Branch representatives in attendance. One of the first things we demanded, was to have the disciplinary […]
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Sitrep 39/2021

July 27, 2021
As you are aware, your Union has been talking to FRNSW for weeks now about the progressive COVID-19 situation. We are now confident that almost every staff member who is going to be affected by the code red have now […]
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Sitrep 39/2021

July 26, 2021
This morning, your Union and FRNSW were back in the IRC to continue discussions around FRNSW’s response to the ongoing COVID situation. Whilst The Department has been unwilling to provide any assurances on what we need to keep you all […]
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Sitrep 38/2021

July 23, 2021
Response to resignations  The FBEU State Committee of Management would like to formally thank State Secretary Shane Kennedy and President John Henry for their service to the union. Although we are disappointed to see them step down, we respect their […]
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