Inside this issue:
O’Farrell’s class war ramps up – workers compensation blitzkrieg
Motorcycle club raids – we aren’t the cops
Meal and Refreshment Allowances – Union Prosecution
The Unmeritorious Department
Baulkham Hills matrix distance - update
Correct Stat Dec form
In this issue:
Petty cash for meal and refreshment allowances - it's the law
ESS (T&E) Claims - oh those problems?!
Financial relief for June/Sept 2011 stop works - 1 May deadline
May Day March 2012 - Sunday 6 May
2012 Death and Disability Award filed
Regional Hazmat and Comms Selection Procedures
Today’s In Orders announce the introduction of refreshment packs and fresh incident catering for fourth alarm and greater calls. The Union has been consulted throughout the development of this proposal and agrees that in all instances the provision of food is preferable to the payment of the relevant allowances. Given the change in arrangements for providing refreshments and meals and the onset of the Bushfire period where extended incidents become more prevalent, the Union thought is was timely to remind members of all of their entitlements relating to fire ground meals.
A Station Officer recently contacted the Union after he was directed to seek approval from his Inspector before he paid meal allowance claims. Whilst this is not a common occurrence, it is worth reminding members, and more to the point the Department, […]