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D&d Dispute Update #11

August 10, 1999

DEATH & DISABILITY DISPUTE RECALLS

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D&d Dispute Update #10

August 6, 1999

IN FOR THE LONG HAUL: MEMBERS VOTE TO CONTINUE BANS Today’s Special General Meeting of members held in Sydney City’s Lower Town Hall saw over 1000 members voting unanimously, save for 1 abstainer, to:

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D&d Update #9

August 4, 1999

NEGOTIATIONS FAIL, BANS REIMPOSED FROM 2200 HRS TODAY The bans on non-SSF members responding to calls, or otherwise exposing themselves to danger and/or risks whilst on duty have been reimposed as of 2200 hours tonight, Wednesday August 4. Accordingly, from 2200 […]

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D&d Update #8

August 4, 1999

IT’S ONLY HALF-TIME Our current dispute with the Carr Government is far from over, despite our State Committee’s decision on Monday to suspend the bans on non-SSF members responding to calls. In a considered move, your President and I agreed […]

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D&d Update #7

August 2, 1999

The Government today brought the Union before the Full Bench of the Industrial Relations Commission at 0930 Hrs following their refusal to accept the recommendations of Commissioner Cambridge.

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D&d Dispute Update #6

August 1, 1999

MARCH ON PARLIAMENT – A RESOUNDING SUCCESS More than 1600 FBEU members today marched in rank and file formation, and in full firefighting uniform, from the City of Sydney Fire Station to Parliament House in protest at the Carr Government’s […]

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Media Release – Govt. “plainly Unreasonable”

July 31, 1999

The Fire Brigade Employees’ Union this afternoon expressed its fear that the industrial action planned to commence tomorrow (Sunday) at 8am is now all but inevitable.

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D&d Dispute Update #5

July 31, 1999

INDUSTRIAL BANS TO COMMENCE

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Govt Out Of Control – D&d Update

July 30, 1999

Yesterday the State Government listed a dispute before the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW regarding the Union’s stance on abiding by Award conditions.

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D&d Dispute Update #4

July 29, 1999

WHAT HAPPENS 0800 HOURS THIS SUNDAY?

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Media Release – Strike In The Balance

July 29, 1999

FIREFIGHTERS’ STRIKE IN THE BALANCE The Fire Brigade Employees’ Union today said that the firefighters’ industrial action scheduled to commence this Sunday, August 1 is hanging in the balance following the failure of talks with the Government yesterday.

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Ignore The In Orders!

July 27, 1999

Members are hereby instructed to disregard today’s special In Orders 1999/16 concerning the industrial dispute. Accordingly, all members should continue to observe all existing Award conditions, including current rosters, stations and platoons until advised otherwise by the Union.

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