Code Reds: Operational Assurance Reviews And Retained Ff Program

August 11, 2023
Code Red – Operational Assurance Reviews Following the completion of a trial of Operational Assurance Reviews, the FBEU has been seeking to consult with the Department regarding the evaluation and outcome of the trial program to provide input and feedback […]
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Sitrep 4/2012

January 27, 2012
Inside in this issue: FBEU rule changes adopted Retained Phase 2 Training and Basic Life Support Movement of Hazmat Van from Lithgow to Katoomba banned
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Sitrep 3/2012

January 20, 2012
Inside this issue: Retained annual leave Additional public holidays Christmas/New Year SSS and SASS retirement planning seminars
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Sitrep 2/2012

January 13, 2012
Inside this issue: Health and safety protections going backwards FBEU Fighting Fund Financial relief for members who stopped work in June and September 2011
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Sitrep 43/2011

November 11, 2011
Inside this issue: O'Farrell attacks Police D&D - firefighters next? S/O Level 2 promotions update Retained summit Anti-Union faxes and flyers on stations Electricity SOGs Training Audit banned
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Sitrep No. 16/2009

October 15, 2009
In this issue - Motor drivers get the final word, No cap on retained kilometres when responding from home, claiming SOPP entitlements and New website up and running.
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2.5% For Retained Members

April 1, 2008
The Retained Sub-Branch meeting held over last weekend to consider the Union’s draft Award application and authorise the State Secretary to seek an interim award concluded at 9am yesterday morning with near-unanimous support for the recommended motion (450 members in […]
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Relieving Bans To Commence 1800 Hrs Today

March 28, 2008
Despite direct and repeated requests from the Union not to do so, the Department today published a new policy in In Orders 2008/07 titled “Provision of suitable duties for injured retained firefighters”. Whilst this policy might on first blush seem […]
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Staffing Of Appliance At Jointly-staffed Stations And More

December 23, 2005
Inside this issue: Staffing and checking of appliances at jointly-staffed stations Retained availability “not an issue” Refreshment and meals Union calendars Christmas/New Year shutdown
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