Sitrep 17/2020

April 7, 2020
COVID-19 update, current state of play As most would know, the COVID-19 infection rate in Australia is flattening. Although this is occurring it does not mean we can or should be complacent. The Union’s leadership strategy has been to silo […]
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Sitrep 16/2020

April 3, 2020
2020 Awards – Done. As you all know, your Union was before the Industrial Relations Commission this week regarding all three of our Awards. Since day one, your Union has fought to ensure that your pay rise would take effect the day the Award […]
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Sitrep 15/2020

March 28, 2020
Retained COVID-19 update Your Union has been made aware that the Department sent out correspondence to some members last night incorrectly claimed that the FBEU had agreed to a range of measures. This information was in relation to Retained members […]
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Sitrep 14/2020

March 20, 2020
This SitRep is long! We apologise, but there are a number of very important matters we need to report on and so we encourage all members to take the time to read it. It covers: COVID-19 – Working Group and […]
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Sitrep 13/2020

March 16, 2020
Coronavirus Updates The Code Red issued Friday 13 March is in place – The Department and Union representatives will meet tomorrow and form a COVID-19 working group. We will report on that as soon as there is news. The FBEU is putting […]
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Sitrep 12/2020

March 6, 2020
Updated SGM Agenda You can find an updated SGM Agenda here. Award Dispute The Award dispute returned to the NSW IRC Thursday 5 March 2020 and was before Chief Commissioner Constant at 11 am, where we provided an update on […]
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Sitrep 11

March 4, 2020
March Sgm Agenda amendment We asked FRNSW to confirm by 12pm Wednesday, 4 March 2020, their final position on your 2.5% wage increase being backdated to 17 February 2020 regardless of when the Awards are finalised. The deadline to resolve […]
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Sitrep 10

February 28, 2020
2019/20 Bushfire Inquiries As most members would know there has been a number of inquiries created as well as the first National Royal Commission into bushfires. We will be joining forces with other firefighter unions from across Australia in preparing […]
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Sitrep 9/2020

February 28, 2020
Rule 34 Sub Committee report on allegations from SGM The State Committee has endorsed the report and recommendations of the sub-committee formed under rule 34, to investigate three allegations that were brought by two Sub-Branches, namely the Illawarra and Sydney […]
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