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The latest updates on UFU courtroom battles.

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Reminder emergency services doorknocking in mordialloc tomorrow

Reminder: Emergency Services Doorknocking in Mordialloc Tomorrow

UFU Newsletter – Litigation Update Vol 1 Issue 3

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

14-08-07 3rd Legal Update Newsletter (PDF)

Topics covered are:

  • MFB application to terminate operational staff agreements
  • UFU appeal and CFA cross-appeal of the “recruits” case in the Federal Court of Australia
  • Common Law Deeds to be considered by the Federal Court of Australia in the UFU v CFA Volunteer Support Offices case
  • Hazelwood mine fire OHS matters
  • CFA operational bargaining update
  • MFB operational bargaining update
  • CFA Fiskville bargaining – Fair Work Commission bargaining dispute
  • CFA pad flexible hours of work
  • CFA reserved matters and heavy hazmat allowance
  • Non-payment and payroll deductions
  • Terms of reference dispute
  • MFB leave balances
  • Transfield non-payment of allowance
  • Award modernisation
  • Compass bargaining

Reminder emergency services doorknocking in mordialloc on saturday

Reminder: Emergency Services Doorknocking in Mordialloc on Saturday

Raffle tickets to support john cummings memorial fund available

Raffle Tickets to Support the John Cummings Memorial Fund Available.

Trench rescue

The UFU wrote to Denis Vincent Napthine the Victorian Premier and CFA's CEO Mick Bourke on Friday 22nd August 2014 citing numerous deficiencies with how trench rescue is managed by the CFA and MFB.

MFB termination case comes to a close – fwc decision pending

The mammoth case of the MFB's attempt to terminate the Operational and ACFO's Agreements came to a close in the Fair Work Commission today with the UFU and MFB Counsel presenting final legal submissions.

Reminder UFU doorknocking in ringwood on saturday

Reminder: UFU Doorknocking in Ringwood on Saturday

Reminder attendance at the last two days of the MFB termination case

Members are still needed to attend the last two days of the hearing before FWC of the MFB's application to terminate the Operational Staff Agreement 2010 this Thursday and Friday.

Melbourne Firefighter Stair climb

The Firefighters Charity Fund has partnered with the MFB Charity Running Club with this great initiative – the Inaugural Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb.

MFB termination case final two days in fair work commission

Thursday the 21 and Friday the 22 of August will be the last two days of the hearing before FWC of the MFB's application to terminate the Operational Staff Agreement 2010.

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