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Sitrep 38/2022

June 27, 2022
NSW Teachers Strike this Thursday This Thursday members from both the NSW Teachers Federation and the Independent Education Union will stop work across the state over unsustainable workloads and uncompetitive salaries. FBEU members are encouraged to attend and show support. […]
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Sitrep 37/2022

June 26, 2022
FBEU Delegates Conference 15 & 16 September – Save the Date  As previously advised the FBEU will be holding a delegates’ conference for all delegates. This conference will be an opportunity for delegates and HSRs to come together face to […]
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Sitrep 34/2022

June 7, 2022
FBEU Calls on Emergency Services Minister to Ensure Professional Firefighters are not Left Behind Members will no doubt have seen the significant announcements made by the State Liberal/National Government this week regarding NSW Health and NSW Ambulance. Following on from […]
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Sitrep 33/2022

June 3, 2022
REMINDER EOIs FOR INDUSTRIAL ACTION COMMITTEE The FBEU has had significant interest from members regarding our call for Expressions of Interest for an internal industrial action committee.  The FBEU remains committed to seeking a reasonable resolution to the Award however […]
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Sitrep 32/2022

May 30, 2022
Award Negotiations – Parties before the IRC                                   The parties met today for a compulsory conference before the IRC. This was in regards to both the FBEU’s and FRNSW’s applications for new Awards for Permanent and Retained Firefighters. Following on from […]
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Sitrep 31/2022

May 27, 2022
OUTCOME OF IRC DISPUTE RELATING TO WORKSITE AUDITS Following on from our last Sitrep concerning optics vs substance, FRNSW and the FBEU were before the IRC today, on a dispute put forward by the Union concerning a failure for FRNSW […]
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Sitrep 30/2022

May 25, 2022
FRNSW Health & Safety – More Concerned with Optics than Substance Some Members will be aware that FRNSW are today coordinating a HSR conference for HSR’s across the state to meet and discuss the existing circumstances around Workplace Health & Safety. While […]
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Sitrep 29/2022

May 24, 2022
FRNSW Failing on Health & Safety FRNSW’s inadequate mananagment of Workplace Health & Safety has today escalated after the refusal of the FRNSW Director of Health & Safety to observe a PIN (Provisional Improvement Notice) issued by a HSR. Among […]
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Sitrep 28/2022

May 20, 2022
FLOOD OVERPAYMENTS The FBEU has become aware this week that despite a commitment to the contrary, FRNSW has in fact made deductions from employees’ wages in recovery of alleged overpayments relating to the flood deployments. The FBEU has raised this […]
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