Members are reminded that the UFU has not endorsed the people matter survey and we do not believe it is in your interests to participate in the survey.
Members are reminded that the UFU will be holding a special general members meeting next week.
Today Fair Work Commission President Ross refused MFB's application to have a Full Bench hear and determine the termination of the MFB operational staff agreements case.
Meeting details are as follows: 9.30am and 7.30pm Thursday 24 April 2014 Trades Hall.
Yesterday MFB Acting CEO Russell Eddington and Acting Chief Officer Peter Rau distributed an email attempting to convince employees that the application to wipe out/abolish the Operational Staff Agreements is not intended to devalue you and your work.
Last year the UFU filed in the Federal Court contesting the CFA’s decision to introduce Volunteer Support Officer positions.
As per communication from the MFB members will be aware that the MFB is inviting its employees to participate in the People Matter Survey.
The UFU is currently in the process of compiling submissions to put to Bernard Teague's inquiry into the Hazelwood coal mine fire.
Members are advised that a further hearing took place this morning in relation to the CFA Operational Staff Enterprise Agreement negotiations.
Today, Friday the 28th of March, without notice, the MFB applied to the Fair Work Commission to abolish the enterprise agreement that contains the majority of your conditions of employment that you currently enjoy.