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Thredbo Snowfields Incident Retained Firefighter Entitlements

August 14, 1997

On 18 August 1997 the Manager Operational Personnel released a memorandum to all NSWFB staff regarding entitlements for staff in attendance at the Thredbo Snowfields incident. The memorandum simply stated that “the provisions of the respective awards apply”, but did […]

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Pay Audit

August 14, 1997

In April this year, as a result of chronic payroll problems, the Union negotiated an agreement with the Department to address members’ concerns. One of those concerns was that members simply could not be satisfied that they had been paid […]

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Outstanding Stage 3 Tax Adjustment

August 14, 1997

Few members would have been surprised to learn that the Department botched the ‘Stage 3’ Tax adjustment payment due on 17 July, 1997. While payment on 17 July, was made in relation to Table 4; ‘B’, ’C’ and ‘D’ relieving […]

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Groupgardens, And Star Certificates!

July 30, 1997

Many members recently discovered inconsistencies between the total yearly earnings figure on their final pay sheet and that on their Group Certificate. The Union immediately advised members not to submit their Taxation Returns before the Department was able to explain […]

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10/14 Under Attack Fiu/fire Safety Dispute Worsens

July 30, 1997

Members may have recently had their request for the attendance of FIU to at an incident denied – particularly between the hours of 1800 and 0800 hours. This is due directly to Asst. Commissioner Hume’s attempts to crush the FIU […]

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Relieving Guide Amendment

July 28, 1997

An error has been identified in the Relieving Guide which was previously sent to permanent stations and delegates. Example C, under the subheading “MULTIPLE RELIEFS”, should have read as follows:

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Inspector’s Sub-branch Meeting Notice

July 28, 1997

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Inspector’s Sub-Branch shall be held as follows: TUESDAY, 12TH AUGUST 1997, 7.00 PM, Room 33, Trades Hall, Goulburn Street, Sydney

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Special Western Sydney Union Meetings

June 10, 1997

In light of the geographic nature of the proposals surrounding the transfer of water tanker staffing for the August 1997 6%, the Union will be holding local meetings of members (in addition to the Special General Meeting in Sydney’s Trades […]

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Sub-branch Voting Union Sgm Agenda, 19/6/97

June 10, 1997

In accordance with Rule 51, Sub-Branches (Sub-Rules 10 &11): “(10)     When an Annual General Meeting or Special General Meeting is called under the signature of the State Secretary, the Sub-Branch Executive Committee may call a meeting of the Sub-Branch to […]

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Drug And Alcohol Protocol – Overview

June 6, 1997

Members would be aware that the Union has been negotiating with the Department for several years now in order to agree on a suitable Drug and Alcohol Protocol for the Brigades. The Union’s State Committee has thoroughly debated the draft […]

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‘stage 3’ Tax Adjustment – Third And Final Payment

May 19, 1997

The ‘Stage 3’, third and final payment of the 1996 tax dispute, secured by the Union, is due to be paid on 17 July, 1997. Members may recall that the two principal reasons FBEU members pursued and won this compensation […]

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Rescue Out-duties

May 16, 1997

(Note: This notice was superseded on 9 June 2000. For the updated policy, click here.) This notice has been reproduced from the NSW Firefighter’s “Red Messages”, Autumn 1997 Edition As part of the agreement for a new Award, the Union […]

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