Dark Clouds Over D&d

December 13, 2006
All members should by now be aware that after over a year of negotiations for improvements to our Union’s Death and Disability Scheme, we have reached a crisis point.
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A Note On The Boat

November 28, 2006
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 […]
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Death And Disability Revisited

November 28, 2006
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.
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High Court Betrayal

November 27, 2006
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.
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An Analysis Of The ‘rutherford’ Case

November 22, 2006
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 […]
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November 30: Trade Unions And The High Court

November 17, 2006
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 […]
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2006 Agm Decisions

November 16, 2006
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 […]
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Does Pk, Mp Mean Sfs Or Cfa?

November 3, 2006
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 […]
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Actu Congress

October 27, 2006
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.
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