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SITREP No. 24/2010

Inside this edition 4% pay rise for all members today Learning and Development restructure 4% pay rise for all members today The next 4% pay rise for permanent and retained…

SITREP No. 23/2010

Inside this issue: Workplace Culture and Conduct – KPMG Report Commissioner’s penalty ‘far too severe’ Holmesville update Paper payslips: from opt-out to opt-in Workplace Culture and Conduct – KPMG Report…

United Firefighters Union – time to go

Members would be aware of the April Special General Meeting decision to cease financially supporting the United Firefighters Union of Australia (UFUA), NSW Branch. The Union’s officials have this week…

Media Release

Improved fire protection for Batemans Bay, Ballina, Nelson Bay, Maitland and Cessnock communities after firies win enhanced staffing Fire protection for communities around Batemans Bay, Ballina, Nelson Bay, Maitland and…

Award negotiation update #2

Whilst our negotiations had progressed (albeit slowly) over the last fortnight, they took a decided turn for the worse this week when the Government confirmed its offer to be a…

Award negotiations update #3

About the Union’s new rank structure Why abolish ranks? The traditional existence of different “levels” or grades within certain ranks has served one main purpose – to allow the employer…

D&D Special General Meetings

As previously advised, Special General Meetings will be held over the coming week to allow all Union members present to vote to accept or reject the proposed D&D Award. All…

D&D Award explained part 2

As expected, the explanatory notes which were faxed to all stations/workplaces on Tuesday have led to further questions being asked by members. For the benefit of all members, following on…

D&D Award explained part 3

For the benefit of all members, following on from the previous two explanatory notices are these final couple of questions. Q. TPI/PPI? The Union’s notes say that the difference is…