Sitrep 60/2023

December 1, 2023
2023 Delegates Conference Wrap-up 100 + FBEU delegates from across the state came together in Sydney this week to reflect on the Union’s substantial achievements of 2023 and to plan and prioritise for more wins in the year ahead.  On […]
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Sitrep 57: New Presumptive Legislation Campaign; Health Screening Under Fire

November 10, 2023
In this issue (click to jump to section): Presumptive Legislation Health Screening Process under fire in Budget Estimates   Presumptive legislation – it’s time to move with the science This week the FBEU launched an important presumptive cancer campaign to ensure FBEU […]
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Sitrep 47: Transition To Health Screening; Health & Safety Issues; Hsr Elections

September 8, 2023
­­­ Health Screening Transition Process The FBEU met with FRNSW on Tuesday at a Joint Consultative Committee meeting where we discussed the transition from the current Health Checks to the new Health Screening process.  Through the JCC process we have […]
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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 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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Sitrep 25/2022

May 5, 2022
Beyond Negligent – Firefighters at risk  The FBEU write to report of a notifiable incident involving a Member who was electrocuted in station after engaging a light switch, resulting in the attendance of NSW Ambulance. The Union can report that […]
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