Consuming Alcohol On Shift – Disciplinary Action Against MembersMarch 13, 1996
All members would be aware of the Commissioner’s Bulletin titled “Consuming Alcohol on Shift” dated 7th March, 1996. In that bulletin the Commissioner takes a very strong stand against drugs and alcohol in the workplace, a position shared by the […]
Attention Ba/hazmat Section NewcastleMarch 8, 1996
As per Bans & Restrictions Notice dated 6th March, 1996, please be informed that this includes the general maintenance and servicing of BA sets other than emergency circumstances. All drills and training are included in the bans also.
Decisions Of Sub-branch Meeting Held 6/3/96March 6, 1996
“That due to the immoral covert video surveillance of members both on and off duty, the illegal handing out of private and personal information, including tax file numbers etc. that occurred in the Newcastle fire district against members of this […]
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.