The Maritime Union of Australia has written to the FBEU inviting the hundreds of firies who joined the picket lines at Port Botany to appear as extra’s in re-enactment scenes for a mini-series about the 1998 ‘Patricks/MUA’ dispute.
Merseyside Firefighters Strike-more Strike Dates Announced
September 8, 2006
Members will be aware that Merseyside Fire Brigades Union comrades have been on strike for the last week or so, after their bosses asserted what they claim is managerial prerogative to sack over 120 firefighters, de-staff 4 pumpers and introduce […]
This weeks water tanker dispute has been a bruising affair for the FBEU and for the Departments bottom line with close to $250 000 worth of overtime now lost forever in a pointless attempt to undermine the Unions proposal for […]
Following proceedings before the Industrial Relations Commission yesterday afternoon and again this morning this morning, the Union has agreed to lift the relieving bans that were imposed at 1800 hours last Friday, 1 September.
Some members may be aware that Fire Brigades Union comrades in the Merseyside fire and rescue service in the UK have been fighting retrenchments. Following the collapse of negotiations, Merseyside fire crews have voted in favour of strike action over […]
A memo was circulated to W6 Station Commanders recently by management regarding the payment of meal and refreshment allowances. Not only did it contain highly offensive language it also implied a member could be open to disciplinary action for making […]
It emerged this week that the Department has recently conducted a training exercise on ANOTHER HIGHLY CONTAMINATED EX DEFENCE SITE and was planning to conduct further training at the site (ex Navy submarine depot, HMAS Platypus at Neutral Bay). According […]