Sitrep 17/2022

March 28, 2022
Disciplinary Matters A number of Members have, over recent months, been subject to a disciplinary process by FRNSW. The Union wishes to remind Members that if you receive correspondence by FRNSW regarding a conduct/disciplinary matter you should contact us as […]
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Sitrep 16/2022

March 25, 2022
COVID Update On Tuesday, the FBEU met with FRNSW to discuss measures to combat the increasing number of COVID-19 cases that are concerningly prevalent within the community. Both parties agree that the Rapid Antigen Testing Program has been successful and […]
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Sitrep 15/2022

March 18, 2022
Awards Listed for Directions in IRC Members are advised that the Industrial Relations Commission have listed the dispute regarding the Awards for 29 March. This listing is only for preliminary directions regarding the matter. Members will be updated following the issuing […]
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Sitrep 14/2022

March 7, 2022
CFU Backdown  Over the weekend FBEU became aware that Fire and Rescue NSW were calling for Community Fire Unit’s to respond to flood affected areas.  The FBEU was not informed or consulted in regard to this proposal.  Today we have […]
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Sitrep 13/2022

March 4, 2022
Award Update As per our previous communications to Members, both the FBEU and the Department have now filed disputes regarding the Awards with the Commission. These disputes include both parties preferred draft Awards for both Permanent and Retained Firefighters which […]
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Sitrep 12/2022

February 25, 2022
Award Negotiation Update  This week the Department and FBEU met in relation to Award negotiations. This was our final scheduled negotiation meeting ahead of the current Awards expiring today.  At this meeting it became apparent that a key sticking point […]
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Sitrep 11/2022

February 16, 2022
Award Update Yesterday your FBEU Bargaining Team met with Department Representatives in our fourth bargaining meeting. This meeting was an opportunity for the Department to respond to the claims put forward by FBEU Representatives on behalf of Members. Despite correspondence […]
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Sitrep 09/2022

February 4, 2022
Award Update The process of endorsing the Log of Claims for this round of bargaining has now been completed. The process has identified overwhelming support from members in the bargaining priorities put forward by the FBEU Bargaining Team and SCoM, […]
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Sitrep 08/2022

February 3, 2022
FIELD OPERATIONS RESTRUCTURE – FBEU SEEKING MEMBER FEEDBACK As Members may be aware, Fire and Rescue have proposed a major restructure of Field Operations. The restructure significantly impacts positions within Field Operations and in particular members of the Senior Officer […]
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