Litigation Updates

Litigation Updates

The latest updates on UFU courtroom battles.

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Have a say in your future employer on the 29th of november

It's a rare opportunity that employees within an industry are afforded the chance to help determine who their future employer is and indeed have input into the future of the industry that they work in.

MFB Termination Case Decision to be Released on Monday

Late this afternoon the UFU and MFB were notified by the Fair Work Commission that Commissioner Wilson's decision on the MFB's application to terminate the MFB UFU Operational Staff Agreement 2010 and the MFB UFU Assistant Chief Fire Officer Agreement 2010 will be handed down on Monday afternoon.

People matters survey results

The 'People Matters' survey is a survey run across the public sector each year, and one of which the UFU has on numerous occasions expressed concerns, including the concern that such survey's may be used selectively by employers.

Napthine government endorses MFB’s & CFA’s disgraceful attack

Special General Meeting

Reminder emergency services doorknocking blitz in bellarine and monbulk this weekend

Reminder: Emergency Services Doorknocking Blitz in Bellarine and Monbulk this Weekend

UFU Newsletter – Litigation Update Vol 1 Issue 4

The UFU’s fourth litigation update newsletter is available below.

UFU Newsletter – Litigation Update Vol 1 Issue 4

Topics covered are:

  • The MFB termination case has been heard – we now wait for a decision
  • UFU appeal and CFA cross-appeal of the “recruits” case in the Federal Court of Australia
  • VSO case adjourned pending the decision of the Federal Court appeal of the “recruits” case
  • CFA reserved matters arbitration adjourned pending “recruits” appeal
  • Non-payment and payroll deductions
  • Hazelwood mine fire OHS matters
  • CFA pad flexible hours of work
  • MFB leave balances
  • Transfield non-payment of allowance
  • Award modernisation
  • CFA Fiskville bargaining – Fair Work Commission bargaining dispute
  • CFA operational bargaining update
  • MFB operational bargaining update
  • Compass bargaining

Emergency services doorknocking blitz in bellarine and monbulk this weekend

Emergency Services Doorknocking Blitz in Bellarine and Monbulk this Weekend

MFB corporate staff members meetings

The UFU is aware that over recent times concerns with management actions have been escalating in corporate staff departments which has lead to numerous issues and concerns arising from corporate staff members regarding their confidence in the actions MFB senior management.

Termination Case – MFB Evidence

Currently we are still awaiting a decision from the Commission in relation to the MFB's application to terminate your enterprise agreements, the 2010 MFB & UFU Operational Staff Agreement and the 2010 MFB & UFU ACFO Agreement.

Grievance Lodged Re Operations Manager (Regional Commander)

The UFU is aware that the CFA have advertised for four positions titled Operations Manager (Regionally Allocated) and have proposed to significantly change the Operations Manager (Regional Commander) position description, duties and allowance.

Members Property

Members Property

Members Property

UFUA Firefighter Cancer Foundation

UFUA Firefighter Cancer Foundation

The fight for presumptive legislation.

CFA Finally Confesses

CFA Finally Confesses

Victorian firefighters will have to wait to find out if they will be eligible for compensation after being exposed to toxic chemicals during training activities.

From the Herald Sun

From the Herald Sun

100 Years of the United Fire Fighters Union

100 Years of the United Fire Fighters Union