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Sitrep 54/2021

September 21, 2021

Elections for State Secretary and President (Vacancies) The candidates for the 2021 FBEU State Secretary and President election have now been finalised and you can find the list of candidates here. As a requirement of of Rule 25 (3) the […]

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Sitrep 53/2021

September 21, 2021

Medical Notifications Policy  FRNSW has sent the FBEU a copy of a new policy they are proposing to publish titled “Medical Conditions Notification Policy and Procedure”. You can find a copy of the policy here and the procedure here. This policy, in short, […]

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Sitrep 52/2021

September 17, 2021

PAD   Following our previous communications regarding the attempted implementation of the PAD program, the FBEU have approached FRNSW with two options a way forward or we will see you in the highest court of the land. As always the […]

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Withdrawal – Code Red – 8 September 2021

September 16, 2021

Vaccination Status Today FRNSW’s vaccination status entry into ESS went live. This is what your Union had been advocating for, and was ultimately agreed to within the COVID IMT. An email has been sent by FRNSW to all staff advising […]

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Sitrep 51/2021

September 15, 2021

Tonight Commissioner Baxter decided to make an unwelcome late appearance to the party and announced we would be taking on PAD work immediately. **Update** The two emails sent today by the Commissioner to all staff have now mysteriously been removed […]

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Sitrep 50/2021

September 10, 2021

COVID Update FRNSW has just now shared its revised pandemic restrictions document. We will look over it and determine its suitability before we meet with FRNSW to discuss. At this early stage we are unable to say whether we agree to their revised […]

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Respectful Workplace – Joint Statement

September 10, 2021

Good afternoon everyone Please find attached a joint communication from FRNSW Executive Director of People and Culture Michael Baldi and myself in relation to respectful behaviour.   Respectful behaviour in challenging times  As staff and members would appreciate, there are […]

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Code Red – 8 September 2021

September 8, 2021

It has come to our attention that members are being instructed to declare their vaccination status by email or in the e-occurrence book. This instruction is contrary to discussions that have taken place during the COVID IMT/FBEU joint meetings. Both […]

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Sitrep 49/2021

September 3, 2021

Level 4 Restrictions remain   COVID update Mandatory vaccinations are a hot topic at the moment and we understand people are frustrated by the situation. NSW Health requires at least one dose of a COVID vaccination for people who live in […]

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Code Red – 2 September 2021

September 2, 2021

Retained Pager Rollout Following from our updates on FRNSW’s proposed new pager rollout in SitReps 28/2021, 42/2021, 43/2021 and 45/2021, we have now concluded our pager survey and had final discussions with FRNSW about what the rollout will look like […]

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Sitrep 48/2021

August 31, 2021

Level 4 Restrictions remain  Last week, the Industrial Relations Commission released its decision on the 2021 Awards. Disappointingly but unsurprisingly, the Full Bench upheld the Government’s legislated wage increase of 0.3% over our claim of 2.5% based on FRNSW’s funding […]

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Sitrep 47/2021

August 27, 2021

Level 4 Restrictions remain Covid update  FRNSW this afternoon emailed all staff on updated COVID testing and travel permit requirements. The fast moving and ever-changing Health advice is problematic for everyone, but I urge all members to adhere to the advice given. […]

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