Litigation Updates

Litigation Updates

The latest updates on UFU courtroom battles.

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Reminder annual family day picnic

UFU Family Day Picnic

Monash fiskville cancer report available online

Further to the UFU Bulletin distributed earlier today regarding the release of the Monash Fiskville Firefighters’ Health Study members are advised they can view the full report online via the following link: http://ufu.

Monash fiskville cancer report released today

Members are advised that the Monash Fiskville Cancer Report will be released this morning. The study conducted by Monash University examined the cancer incidence at the Fiskville site between 1971 and 1999. The report has found that there are higher than expected rates of skin, testicular and brain cancer.

Grievances lodged for thornbury workshop

Grievances Lodged for Thornbury Workshop

Ops bargaining Update

As reported yesterday in UFU bulletin 008, the good faith bargaining orders arising from CFA's Fair Work Commission application last year are to be revoked following the landmark decision regarding the recruits case by the Full Bench of the Federal Court.

Bargaining orders revoked

Consistently over the last two years rather than sit at the negotiating table and bargain, the CFA lead by CEO Mick Bourke undertook a strategy revolving predominantly around adversarial litigation.

Implications of the federal court appeal decision

Yesterday's unanimous decision of the Full Bench of the Federal Court is a landmark decision that will benefit many state sector employees striving to achieve safe staffing levels.

Further detail re federal court case major win for UFU

In a significant decision handed down today by the Federal Court, the UFU has won all points in both the appeal filed by it and  that filed by the CFA.

UFU TOTALLY VINDICATED BY FULL BENCH OF FEDERAL COURT OF AUSTRALIA AGAINST CFA

Members are advised that initial analysis of the major full federal court decision relating to the CFA's refusing to honour the agreement that they made with the UFU and it's subsequent actions in freezing recruiting and not adhering to minimum staffing indicates that the Full Court has found that re

UFU bulletin #002 recruits case outcome today

Members are advised that the Full Bench of the Federal Court are handing down their decision regarding the recruits case today at 10:15am this morning.

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