Members are reminded that ballots for protected industrial action must be posted back to the AEC today!
As members may be aware the ACTU has begun a Cross Union campaign aimed at informing voters of the damage that the Abbott Governments attack on Unions and workers is having in the lead up to the next federal election.
This week the UFU submitted its comprehensive submission to the Government Fire Services Review on behalf of professional firefighters and fire service employees across both the MFB and CFA.
The Rail Tram and Bus Union will be marching from Trades Hall to Flinders Street Station on Friday in protest of Metro Trains contempt for workers in the bargaining process.
Bulletin No: 165 Volume: 21 Monday 31 August 2015
ALL UFU MEMBERS
The countdown is on!
There are only 5 weeks remaining until the big event. Tables have been selling fast and there are limited seats available so please organise your family, friends and colleagues and make your bookings ASAP. For members wishing to stay in the CBD overnight please let us know as we can organise a special corporate rate at the Metropole Hotel in Brunswick St and are working on a UFU only rate at the Crown Metropole at Southbank.
Details of this spectacular event are as follows:
7pm October 4, 2015
Peninsula, Central Pier Docklands
Canapés and welcome drinks upon arrival
3 course meal
Beer, wine, sparkling and soft drink
Please phone the UFU office on 9419 8811 or email Trudie email@example.com to book your ticket / table ASAP.
Strength in Unity
READ OUT AT MUSTER AND PIN ON NOTICE BOARD
Authorised by Peter Marshall, Branch Secretary
Members are advised that the UFU has continued with extensive enterprise agreement negotiations over the last weeks towards replacement operational staff enterprise agreements.
Protected Action Ballot Successful for Both CFA and MFB Operational Staff
The UFU Retired Members Division is a newly formed arm of the UFU aimed at supporting members once they have left the workforce.
JON STEVENS front man of legendary Australian bands Noiseworks and INXS will be joining a line-up including: