Acting-up InstructionMarch 4, 1996
The Department’s long-documented abuse of the Acting-Up arrangements concerning Leading Firefighters has caused the Union to impose further limitations upon Acting-Up by members. The self-explanatory resolution carried by the Special General Meeting of members held 21/22 February is as follows:
Outsourcing Of Motor Driver Training & Familiarisation BannedFebruary 27, 1996
It has come to the Union’s attention that the Department has contracted the services of a consultant to undertake driver familiarisation for the installation of the four new Firepac Salvage/Rescue appliances.
Update On Communications Allowance DisputeFebruary 19, 1996
The three separate resolutions concerning payment of the allowances were endorsed by the rank and file across all centres, with the Department accepting the position on permanent and relieving/relief operators. However the Department has rejected the Union’s proposal for what […]
Letter Regarding Sub Branch MeetingsFebruary 14, 1996
Sub-Branch Secretaries, as addressed: Comrades, In accordance with Rule 51, Sub-Branch members may now hold Sub-Branch Meetings to consider and vote on questions before General Meetings of members, Special or Annual. The time, place and operation of the meeting is […]
Newcastle Sub-branch MeetingFebruary 14, 1996
A meeting of the Newcastle Sub-Branch shall be held in two sections as follows:
Illawarra Sub-branch MeetingFebruary 14, 1996
A meeting of the Illawarra Sub-Branch shall be held in two sections as follows:
Instruction To All Members: S/o’s, Captains – Extra Duties BannedFebruary 5, 1996
At it’s meeting of 30th January, 1996 the Union’s State Committee of Management considered the question of disaster management planning being carried out by Station Officer members within Region South.
Administrative Bans LiftedFebruary 5, 1996
Members were advised of the basis for the administrative bans being put in place throughout NSW on January 1, 1996 by way of notice, with a further explanatory notice January 16, 1996. The fundamental basis for the NSW bans was […]
Instruction To All Members: O2ba & Fitness Assessments BannedFebruary 5, 1996
At it’s meeting of 30th January, 1996 the Union’s State Committee of Management considered the question of firefighter voluntary physical fitness assessments and the more specific question of revised medical assessments for O2BA (BG174) qualified operators.
Meeting & Telephone Link Up To Discuss Department’s Position Over Payment Of New Communications Allowance For Relievers And Payment To Operators At Turvey Park, Albury, Gosford And KatoombaJanuary 19, 1996
Distributed to: State Fire Command Alexandria, Newcastle, Wollongong, Gosford, Katoomba, Albury, Turvey Park, Lismore As reported previously, the Union and the Department met on 22 December, 1995 to discuss the mechanism for paying the agreed new allowances in Communications Centres […]
Clarification Of Payment For Relief Operators – Wollongong And Newcastle Comms.January 19, 1996
Re: Meeting & Telephone Link Up to Discuss Department’s Position over payment of new Communications Allowance for Relievers and payment to Operators at Turvey Park, Albury, Gosford and Katoomba
Administrative Work Bans In Place From 1/1/96, Application In CommunicationsJanuary 19, 1996
Given the unique nature of communications (alongside various other specialist divisions of the Brigades), members from comms centres have contacted the Union office seeking direction on the application of the UFUA national administrative bans within communications centres.