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JOB-SECURITY DISPUTE – UPDATE

The Commissioner NSWFB today issued a deliberately misleading notice under the heading “DUTY OF CARE”. Frankly, that notice is as wrong as it is offensive. The facts surrounding the actual…

THREDBO SNOWFIELDS INCIDENT RETAINED FIREFIGHTER ENTITLEMENTS

On 18 August 1997 the Manager Operational Personnel released a memorandum to all NSWFB staff regarding entitlements for staff in attendance at the Thredbo Snowfields incident. The memorandum simply…

SITREP 20/2017

Inside this issue: Mobility and Transfer Policy – update #3 FESL leaflet now available – update #1 NSW Coalition has privatised $53 billion of our assets Mobility and Transfer Policy…

SITREP 15/2016

2016 federal election called Jim Casey and Grayndler Workers Comp medical appointments – Know your rights Blood sugar testing RTAS “upgrades” In brief … 2016 federal election called Australians…

Bushfire Danger period commences -All tankers must now be staffed 24/7

With the commencement of the 07/08 Bushfire Danger period, the Union reminds all members of the water tanker staffing agreement with the Department. This agreement (which arose from the…

Wages and backpay

Following settlement of the Union’s wage campaign the Department has now commenced paying the new 2008 Awards’ rates of pay and allowances on and from Friday 26 September, so…

Bushfire Danger period commences -All tankers to be staffed 24/7

With the commencement of the 07/08 Bushfire Danger period, the Union reminds all members of the water tanker staffing agreement with the Department. This agreement (which arose from the 2000…

2008 SOPP Entitlements

Members sitting the SOPP Pre-Entry Test on Wednesday 19 November 2008 are entitled to the relevant provisions of Clause 16 of the Crown Employees (NSW Fire Brigades Firefighting Staff)…

Installation of smoke alarms

The Union has received numerous calls from members regarding the installation of smoke alarms, and whether or not members are expected and/or required to undertake this work.We draw your attention…