UFU MEMBERS ARE URGED TO SUPPORT A RALLY AIMED AT CHANGING THE RULES. Details: 19 June, Midday to 1 pm, Parliament House Lawn Muster by 11.30 hrs sharp at Rose Garden, next to Old Parliament House Reply: A Text message will be sent to all UFU members asking for a reply The UFU has been singled out for radical changes to the Fair Work Act. Read more about it in the … [Read more...]
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The Canberra Times of 11 June 2018 reports that according to government briefings from December 2017 "toxic fire fighting foams could have left a legacy of contamination at nine fire stations across the ACT as well as defence department and police facilities". The news article states that potentially-harmful polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which were "present in aqueous … [Read more...]
The 12 June 2018 edition of Signal 7 is now available and focuses on the Ainslie Fire Station dispute which has been referred to the Fair Work Commission for a conciliation conference 0n 25 July 2018. … [Read more...]
Following failed attempts to resolve UFU concerns about Ainslie Fire Station, the dispute has been referred to the Fair Work Commission. A conciliation conference has been scheduled for 25 July. Members are advised that: • Ainslie Fire Station is subject to a safety dispute; • Pending resolution of the dispute, the status quo provision of the enterprise agreement applies. … [Read more...]
The Australian Electoral Commission has now issued its Post-Election Report on the conduct of the scheduled election for the United Firefighters' Union of Australia - ACT Branch (E2018/1) on 3 May 2018, subsequent to its declaration of results for uncontested offices on 12 April 2018. Section 198 and the regulations of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act … [Read more...]