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Sitrep 39 – Irc Issues Recommendation On Health Checks! And Frnsw Publish New Risk Assessment On Infectious Diseases

August 10, 2023
Award Update – IRC Issues Recommendation re Health Checks  As notified to members in the last Sitrep, following our attendance at the IRC last week for the conciliation on the Awards, and specifically regarding our claim to replace the current […]
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Sitrep 38: Updates On Award Negotiations And Covid Vaccination Policy

August 4, 2023
Award Negotiations Update Award negotiations are continuing to progress closer to final resolution. This week we returned to the IRC for further conciliation regarding health checks. This was becoming a real sticking point for resolution of the Awards. Members obviously […]
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Sitrep 35/2023: Vax Policy; Inquiry Into Consultants

July 14, 2023
FRNSW Covid-19 Vaccination Policy Proposed to be Replaced The FBEU received correspondence on Monday from FRNSW advising that they intend to replace the current stand-alone Covid-19 Vaccination Policy with a new Vaccination and Screening Requirements policy. The draft of this policy […]
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Sitrep 33/2023: Award Update, Vaccination Policy Update

June 30, 2023
Award Update Further to Monday’s sitrep I just wanted to quickly update you to confirm that we have continued to meet with FRNSW this week for Award negotiations, and have scheduled a further two meetings for Monday and Tuesday next […]
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Sitrep 13 Of 2023 – State Election Campaigners Needed; Health Checks Dispute; Award Negotiations; Covid Risk Assessment.

March 17, 2023
State Election 2023 – We Need You Pre-poll for the State Election starts tomorrow, and our members are fired up and having a huge impact through our campaign. Hundreds of members have so far turned out to campaign against this […]
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Sitrep 12 Of 2023 – Vaccine Risk Assessment Update, Minister Comes Out Swinging, And Election Pre-poll

March 10, 2023
Vaccination Risk Assessment Update  Following our most recent request for an update, FRNSW has communicated to the FBEU that they are currently reviewing the COVID-19 Risk Assessment. FRNSW will soon be engaging with Health and Safety Representatives and the FBEU […]
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Sitrep 3/2023: Vaccination Policy Update; Firefighters Left Out Of Key Housing Affordability Scheme.

January 20, 2023
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Update Further to our previous Sitrep regarding the Covid-19 Vaccination Policy, FBEU has been advised by FRNSW that they will be sending a communication to those currently under investigation with updates on the matter, most likely by […]
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Sitrep 2/2023: Vaccination Policy Decision Handed Down; Fire Brigades Super Annual Meeting

January 18, 2023
FRNSW COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Decision handed down by the IRC This afternoon the Industrial Relations Commission handed down its decision regarding FRNSW Covid-19 vaccination policy. In this decision although the Commission found some difficulties with the policy, it was determined ultimately that the policy is lawful […]
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