Country Transfer Complaints

November 16, 1998
As members would be aware, a ballot was held last Wednesday 11th November to determine order of placement of members without residential qualification on the various new Country Transfer Registers. Each of the Registers (as they currently stand) are on […]
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Country Staffing Proposal Delivers New Roles For Gsa Retained

October 7, 1998
As part of the negotiations surrounding the Union’s Country Staffing Proposal, the Department wrote, in the following terms, to the Union on 4 September 1998: “The department recognises the unique circumstances surrounding the provision of specialist bush fire appliance and […]
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Country Staffing Agreement Confirmed

September 25, 1998
Further to my notice to the above Stations yesterday, I am now able to advise that the State Committee today concluded formal and final agreement with the Department for our Union’s country staffing proposal, as endorsed by the rank and […]
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Country Staffing & Water Tankers Update

September 4, 1998
On Friday July 24, the Union’s State Secretary forwarded a notice by facsimile to all of the above water tanker stations, advising members of the current situation for the relocation of tankers and members. Whilst negotiations have now commenced, it […]
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Country Staffing Meetings

August 31, 1998
With the membership’s approval of the State Committee of Management’s country staffing proposal at the June 1998 Special General Meetings, the Union’s officials will now be attending a series of meetings across the state to explain the proposal, and to […]
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35 Station Botany Reduction In Minimum Staffing

August 14, 1998
Members at 35 Station would by now be aware that the Union and Department have reached agreement for the reduction in minimum staffing at Botany from Station Officer and four firefighters per platoon to Station Officer and three firefighters per […]
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Country Staffing & Water Tankers

July 24, 1998
Members would be aware that as part of our country staffing offer to the Department, the six remaining permanently staffed water tankers are proposed to be transferred to retained staffing. Further, 35 Stn. will drop from a minimum of S/O […]
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Country Staffing Offer

July 10, 1998
Members would be aware that our Union has been involved in negotiations for several months now in an attempt to achieve increased staffing throughout country NSW. The Union’s State Committee, which has been working on this matter for over two […]
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