On Monday earlier this week, your Union met with representatives of the Department to discuss the operational aspects of the NSW Fire Brigade Boat, that’s unimaginatively referred to as “Marine 1”. For the interest of members, this notice shows where […]
The Unions Death and Disability Award settled after five long years of negotiations, stop work meetings, relieving bans and the Union’s largest ever political and industrial campaign is once again back on the agenda.
On Tuesday the 14th of November the High Court of Australia handed down a decision that will fundamentally change the way that all workers in Australia including firefighters deal with their employers.
What it means for Firefighters From the Union’s perspective, this case is very significant. Besides being the first time the Department has been held criminally responsible for its behaviour, this case sheets home responsibility for the past and to a […]
On Tuesday the 14th November 2006 the High Court of Australia handed down one of its most historic decisions since Federation (1901) The Court ruled that it is indeed legal for the Howard Government to legislate to over-ride the power […]
The Union’s 96th Annual General Meeting concluded at the Tom Mann Threatre, Surry Hills last Wednesday 15 November. The collective results from this and the various Country, Retained, Newcastle, Central Coast, Illawarra, Sydney North West and Sydney South West Sub-Branch […]
Most members would be aware that the RFS Commissioner, Phil Koperberg, has confirmed his intention to contest the seat of Katoomba for Labor in the March 2007 state election. Frankly, nobody is more surprised than the FBEU to see Phil […]
The Australian Congress of Trade Union’s (ACTU) has this week concluded its latest Triennial National Congress with a unanimous vote in support of its campaign to overturn the Howard Governments labour laws.