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Sitrep 13 Of 2023 – State Election Campaigners Needed; Health Checks Dispute; Award Negotiations; Covid Risk Assessment.

March 17, 2023

State Election 2023 – We Need You Pre-poll for the State Election starts tomorrow, and our members are fired up and having a huge impact through our campaign. Hundreds of members have so far turned out to campaign against this […]

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Sitrep 12 Of 2023 – Vaccine Risk Assessment Update, Minister Comes Out Swinging, And Election Pre-poll

March 10, 2023

Vaccination Risk Assessment Update  Following our most recent request for an update, FRNSW has communicated to the FBEU that they are currently reviewing the COVID-19 Risk Assessment. FRNSW will soon be engaging with Health and Safety Representatives and the FBEU […]

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Sitrep 11/2023 – Health Checks Code Red Update

March 3, 2023

Health Checks Code Red Lifted Effective Immediately Further to our Sitrep issued on Wednesday we can advise members that yesterday, FRNSW and the FBEU went before the IRC in relation to the application of FRNSW seeking that our Code Red […]

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Sitrep 10/2023

March 1, 2023

Award Negotiations Stall Temporarily, SOSB Bans Discussed In our last sitrep we updated members in relation to Award negotiations advising that we had managed to secure some time, if limited, with FRNSW to discuss your Log of Claims for Award […]

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Sitrep 9/2023: Award Negotiations, Health Checks And More

February 24, 2023

Award Update Further to the last update on Award negotiations, we can confirm, that after a fair bit of to-ing and fro-ing, we have been able to lock in 3 negotiation meetings with FRNSW prior to our next attendance at […]

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Code Red – Roster Officers

February 24, 2023

The FBEU recently wrote to FRNSW with concerns regarding the commencement of recruitment of civilians to the newly created Roster Officer positions instead of uniformed firefighters and officers. FRNSW have proceeded with these recruitment process completely disregarding the concerns raised […]

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Code Red – Special Roster Relieving Inspectors

February 24, 2023

CODE RED – SPECIAL ROSTER RELIEVING INSPECTORS The FBEU remains concerned that FRNSW has continued to delay or refuse to fill vacant relieving Inspector/Duty Commander roles. The union sees this action as a direct attack on the number and rosters […]

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Code Red € Executive Officer Rotations

February 24, 2023

Over recent months there has been a continued and escalating trend by FRNSW to inconsistently apply merit-based selection process for Senior Officer’s roles and a failure to appropriate use Expressions of Interests to fill long term absences. The union also […]

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Sitrep 8/2023: Award Negotiations, Campaign Launch, Senior Officers’ Subbranch Meeting

February 17, 2023

Award Update While members have been busy doing the job of FRNSW and campaigning to show the public how underfunded and under resourced we are (see below), the Department has been busy trying to stop fair negotiations for an Award […]

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Sitrep 7/2023: Bargaining, Meal Allowances And State Election

February 10, 2023

Award Update Yesterday I, along with President Mick Johnsen and Senior Industrial Officer Rini Krouskos, met with FRNSW for our second bargaining meeting where, in line with SGM outcomes, we presented our log of claims. FRNSW were receptive to some […]

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Code Red – Sosb Entries Into Sam

February 3, 2023

CODE RED – SENIOR OFFICERS SUB BRANCH ENTRIES INTO SAM Recently, changes have been made to the SAM system that inhibit Senior and Executive Officers entering certain information. This was done to reflect delegations and governance around certain functions. Usually […]

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Code Red – Health Checks

February 3, 2023

CODE RED REISSUED – HEALTH CHECKS. In July 2022, the FBEU agreed to meet with FRNSW to discuss the Union’s previous Code Red on Health Checks and to address the multiple concerns the Union has had with FRNSW’s handling of […]

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