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Relieving bans remain in place

The Department continues to pretend that it has the right to renege on its agreement on LSV staffing. Neither the Department nor the IRC hearing today has provided any answer…

D&D settlement explained (Pt 3)

Options for SASS members The State Authorities Superannuation Scheme (aka “the middle scheme”, or SASS) operated between July 1985 and December 1992, when it was replaced by FSS. Only permanent…

SGM Decision and Media Comment

Decision of this week’s Special General Meeting: “That the framework set out in the Union notice dated 13/12/99 which is proposed to progress both the death and disability dispute and…

Here’s the summary: it’s unions aside and a wobbly floor for all

Date: 12 October 2005 Author: Sydney Morning Herald Employees will be more isolated and their jobs less secure under the proposals, writes David Chin. ASPECTS of the Federal Government’s industrial…

O2BA and 10/14 O/T

There are clearly some sections of our membership who are not happy about the proposed trade-off of the O2BA allowance in return for the 10/14 O/T component of members’ wages…

Back pay and Union dues

Inside this notice Permanent’s back pay due 13 July Union dues and the GST Permanents’ Back Pay due 13 July Further to the previous Union notice of 19 May concerning…

SITREP 16/2013

Inside this issue: MFR – the trial that isn’t Easter Sunday consolidated leave delayed? “No expectation of acknowledgement or additional reward” Workers Comp for retained members Retained award negotiations…

Union Office Relocating

After 27 years in the same Sussex Street premises the FBEU is moving to newer larger and more useful premises at Number 1 Belmore Street Surry Hills. In order to…

Vale Senior Firefighter Dave Balfour

The catastrophic Victorian bushfire disaster was driven home to all in the most tragic way last night when senior firefighter (qualified) David Balfour from the Gilmour brigade in the ACT…