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D&D Award update

After months of protracted and futile negotiations between the Government, the Department and the Union we have finally been able to successfully contain the discussions to the two parties with…

Medical certificates and medical records

When it comes to submitting medical certificates, and to your medical records generally, members are advised as follows: you do not have to release medical records to the Department, and…

State Labor returned

The return of the lemma government at the recent state election came as no surprise to anyone as the policies of the major parties were revealed. The question now becomes…

New Easter Show rates

Negotiations have resulted in agreement being reached between the Union and Department for the insertion of two new sub-clauses into the Retained Award (6.6.1.3a and 6.8a) to cover members working…

4% payrise for Retained members

The next 4% pay rise for permanent members took effect on Friday 2 March and will appear in retained members’ pays this month. This is the final increase payable under…

Thinking about co-operating with a Department private investigator?

Think again. That’s right, Members are instructed not to co-operate with all and any private investigations established by the Department before approval to do so is granted by the Union….

2007 February Special General Meeting

In accordance with Rule 11, a Special General Meeting of members will be held on Wednesday 21 February 2007, commencing at 1000 hours at the Tom Mann Threatre, Chalmers Street,…

Dunheved on the move, is the Department coming with us?

Dunheved Fire Station will be closed either with the consent of the Department or without it after the Union’s State Committee of Management (SCOM) decided to ban firefighters from working…

2011 February SGM Agenda

SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING AGENDA 1000 hours, Thursday 24 February 2011 Union Office Conference Room, 1-7 Belmore Street, Surry Hills Meeting open and apologies State Secretary’s report Motions on notice (x5)…