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Sitrep 27/2020

June 19, 2020

Bystander Engagement ban lifted The Union was in the Industrial Relations Commission about concerns that the current rollout of Bystander Engagement Training contained a component addressing medical first response as well as not being the package that was agreed in […]

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Sitrep 26/2020

June 12, 2020

Wage Cut Update National Bushfire and Climate Summit Safe Work backs HSR and FBEU at the Sydney Comms Centre Oran Park Fire & Rescue Station Armidale Driver Training Centre Rescue Operator Shortages Engine Keeper Duties 08/22 Status Quo Clarification Medical […]

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Sitrep 25/2020

June 5, 2020

Wage Cut Regulation stopped in Parliament – Now what?   A disallowance motion was passed in the Legislative Council on Tuesday to stop the Berejiklian Government cutting public sector worker’s wages. It should be noted who supported the disallowance motion. […]

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Sitrep 24/2020

June 1, 2020

Wage Cuts – A kick in the guts, that keeps hurting   As most members would know, last Friday the NSW Liberal government amended a regulation to implement a 12 month wage freeze for the 410,000 public servants in NSW. […]

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Sitrep 23/2020

May 15, 2020

PAD, EAD, MFR… Whatever the name – New Medical Work After extensive discussions late last Friday we listed the new medical work announced by the Department in the Industrial Relations Commission, it was heard by Chief Commissioner Constant this week. […]

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Sitrep 22/2020

May 9, 2020

FRNSW disrespectful failure to consult on Medical Work: Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) Update CODE RED – Clarification Public Sector Wage Freeze FRNSW disrespectful failure to consult on Medical Work: Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) Update On May 6 at 15:59HRS FRNSW […]

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Code Red – Medical Work

May 6, 2020

Department announces medical work, State Committee recalled Members should know that the Department this afternoon sent an email to members stating  ”we have entered into an agreement with NSW Ambulance to support the life-saving work of ambulance paramedics by delivering […]

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Sitrep 21/2020

May 1, 2020

Work Health and Safety – Consultation with FRNSW First, they come for our roster in the country… and then… Zoom Meetings – highlights this week May Day Work Health and Safety – Consultation with FRNSW I need members to do […]

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Sitrep 20/2020

April 23, 2020

Award Back Pay Overpayment Update Work Health and Safety is Union Business E & T Realignment Coronavirus Updates Zoom Meetings – off to a flying start Award Back Pay A reminder that the backpay for members’ 2.5% wage increase from […]

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Sitrep 19/2020

April 14, 2020

ZOOM Meetings – Up, Up and Away! As discussed in SitRep18 we are kicking off Zoom Delegate Meetings this week. We have made some small changes and additions to the timetable previously published and you can download the excel spreadsheet […]

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Sitrep 18/2020

April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Update Further to the comprehensive update on FBEU instructions and recommendations for members in SitRep 17 on Tuesday. I encourage all members to read this SitRep to answer any questions about COVID-19, our work and our job. I have […]

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Sitrep 17/2020

April 7, 2020

COVID-19 update, current state of play As most would know, the COVID-19 infection rate in Australia is flattening. Although this is occurring it does not mean we can or should be complacent. The Union’s leadership strategy has been to silo […]

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