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UFU Bulletin #72 Chainsaw Operator training grievance in place

To ALL UFU CFA MEMBERS

 

Chainsaw Operator training – grievance in place

 

The UFU have notified the CFA of a grievance in regards to a proposed Chainsaw Operator training course.

The CFA have not consulted the UFU regarding the proposed Chainsaw Operator training package via the required consultative processes.

The UFU are seeking discussions with CFA management in order to seek a resolution to the matter and remind members of the status quo.

If you have any queries regarding this matter please contact your local Shop Steward or call the UFU office 03 9419 8811.

Strength in Unity

READ OUT AT MUSTER AND PIN ON NOTICE BOARD

Authorised by Peter Marshall, Branch Secretary

UFU bcom election reminder

Members are reminded that the UFUA election ballot for the Victorian Branch Committee of Management (BCOM) will be opening on the Tuesday 21 April 2015, with voting concluding at 5:00pm on Thursday 7 May 2015.

Special general meeting rescheduled

The Special General Meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday the 23rd of April In order to ensure that as many members as possible can attend.

Special general meeting re state government, MFB & CFA dishonouring agreements

The UFU will be holding a members meeting following stories in the Herald Sun and the Age this morning regarding the State Government and the MFB and CFA not honouring agreements.

Media articles – government not honouring agreements

Members would be aware that the Premier Daniel Andrews gave a commitment to firefighters to honour the UFU's current enterprise agreements and the clauses contained within.

Bargaining

Members are informed that the UFU Branch Committee of Management has expressed its concern in correspondence to the Premier regarding the period of time since MFB and CFA Operational Staff members have had wage increases.

Tonights members meeting on superannuation arrangements cancelled

Members at the meeting this morning indicated that it was highly unlikely that many people would be in attendance if any this evening due to it being the start of the Easter long weekend.

Grievance Submitted re CFA Cancellation of All Courses in April

Members are advised that the UFU has lodged a grievance in relation to CFA's notification that they are cancelling of all courses in April.

Corporate and technical staff meeting at craigieburn postponed

Members are informed that the UFU corporate and technical staff meeting which was going to be held today at the Craigieburn training complex has being rescheduled for a later date.

UFU corporate and technical staff meetings

As advised in bulletin # 58 the UFU is holding meetings for corporate and technical staff over the coming weeks across multiple work locations.

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