New Award Negotiations BeginSeptember 6, 1996
UNION WINS BACK-PAY TO 8/8/96 The Permanent Firefighter’s Award formally expired on 8 August 1996. The Award continues in its current form until it is replaced by another Award either by consent of the parties or by an arbitrated decision […]
Ers 7 Telephone System BannedAugust 21, 1996
Following concerns raised by a number of members relating to current problems with the ERS 7 telephone System, the issue was considered by the Retained Sub Branch Executive at it’s meeting of 10 & 11 July 1996. The Retained Sub […]
Inspectors’ Sub-branch Executive Casual Election NoticeAugust 1, 1996
Following the recent resignation of Comrade Aub Smith from the position of Operational Commander (10/14) Committeeperson on personal grounds, the State Committee of Management has directed me in accordance with the Union’s Rules to call for nominations for that position […]
Firies Join The March On CanberraJuly 31, 1996
Would you stand up to be counted to protect the 10/14 roster? Would you reject being forced onto an Enterprise Agreement or an individual contract? Could you cop losing Award protection for up to 25% of your pay? Will the […]
State Fire Command Centre Further BansJuly 31, 1996
As a result of the Department’s continued lack of timely action in dealing with the high level of line faults being generated by the Communication Centre’s computer, all members are instructed that effective 1800 hours on 31 July 1996, personnel […]
Letter Regrading Pay Problems For TrainersJuly 30, 1996
Re: Pay problem Attached is a list of members who are employed as Senior Instructors, seconded to the Training College. The Union understands that these members have not been paid the ST & DD allowance since the implementation of the […]
State Fire Command Centre Ban On PagingJuly 30, 1996
As a result of the Department’s lack of timely action in dealing with the high level of line faults being generated by the Communication Centre’s computer, all members are instructed that effective 1800 hours on 30 July 1996, no NSWFB […]
Late Pay SlipsJuly 25, 1996
Many members have contacted the Union in recent weeks in relation to late pay slips, following the introduction of the new ‘Stargarden’ pay system. Following the first ‘Stargarden’ pay run and late pay slips the Union pursued the matter with […]
New Oh&s RegulationsJuly 23, 1996
Two new Regulations under the NSW Occupational Health and Safety Act 1983, have recently come into effect. These regulations have direct bearing on two areas of concern to firefighters, namely hazardous substances and noise exposure.
Instruction To All Members (no. 4 Stn, Darlinghurst) Low-profile Turntable LaddersJuly 22, 1996
The Union has been alerted to the situation whereby on occasion, No. 4 Stn’s compliment of qualified operators for the low-profile ladders attached to the station has fallen below two.
Tax Dispute WinJuly 15, 1996
BAN’S LIFTED ON RELIEVING, OUT-DUTIES AND ACTING-UP The Union’s claim in relation to the tax dispute was agreed to in a joint meeting with the Department and Public Employment Office on Thursday 11 July 1996 at 1755 hours. After weeks […]
Notice To All Operational Commanders, HurstvilleJune 28, 1996
Members would be well aware of the complaints surrounding the amenities afforded Operational Commanders within Regional Offices. This problem was most acute in Region South, with members demanding their removal and relocation to an operational station.