The Bottom Line On Medical Certificates And Medical Records

March 13, 2008
Following our notice issued 14 December, the Department has stepped up its harassment of members who access their entitlement to sick leave under the Awards (permanent and retained).
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2.5% Increase For Permanent Members Today

February 29, 2008
The following tables compare the previous rates of pay and allowances with the IRC’s order for a 2.5% increase for permanent members which came into effect today under a new 6 month Interim Award. In accordance with the Union’s registered […]
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2008 February Special General Meeting Results

February 22, 2008
This mornings Special General Meeting of the Union has overwhelmingly approved the two recommendations of the Unions State Committee of Management. NSWFB Offer in settlement of 2008 Wage Campaign. Adoption of the Union’s log of claims for Permanent’s 2008 Special […]
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2008 Wages Campaign

February 21, 2008
At 10:30 am on Monday morning the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) terminated conciliation between the FBEU and the Government and issued Orders that an interim Award be established for permanent firefighters with a 2.5% increase in wages and a […]
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Irc Orders Immediate 2.5% Increase – Bans Lifted

February 18, 2008
The NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) this morning ordered a 2.5% increase in wages and allowances for all members covered by the Permanent Award. This increase, which will take effect on and from the commencement of the next pay period, […]
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Statewide Strike From 1700hrs Today

February 15, 2008
The State Committee has today resolved to call a statewide strike of permanent members across NSW commencing at 1700 hrs today in response to the Government’s refusal to move beyond its current 2.5% per annum wage offer. All on duty […]
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Relieving Bans Clarified

February 14, 2008
General provisions 1)         Relievers (or out-duties) are to return to their base stations immediately upon receipt of a Union notice directing the commencement of relieving bans. Provided that if members of the off going shift have already been dismissed and […]
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Relieving Bans To Commence

February 13, 2008
The Union is escalating industrial action in support of the 2008 wage campaign. All members are hereby instructed that effective on and from 0800 hours today, Thursday 14 February 2008, no member is to perform any relieving, stand-bys or out-duties. […]
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2008 February Sgm – Bans Remain

February 5, 2008
With the Union’s bans on paperwork and administrative functions now in place and effective since Friday night the dispute has been listed in court twice in two days. The first, Monday – morning under the Department’s threat of no negotiations […]
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