BULLETIN

Bulletin No:          266                          Volume:  21                                   Tuesday 29 December 2015

To ALL UFU MFB AND CFA OPERATIONAL MEMBERS

MFB AND CFA OPERATIONAL STAFF AGREEMENT – UPDATE ON NEGOTIATIONS

In order to keep members informed as to the current status of bargaining for both MFB and CFA Operational Staff Agreements and further to recent notification as a result of delegate telephone conferences prior to Christmas, members are informed of the following processes that are now in place regarding bargaining for the MFB and CFA Operational Staff Agreements:

1. Appearances before FWC on the following dates:

CFA

5 January 2016

6 January 2016

7 January 2016

11 January 2016

12 January 2016

MFB

14 January 2016

15 January 2016

27 January 2016

28 January 2016

2. On Thursday 14 January 2016 there will be a comprehensive report back to delegates as to the status of those discussions and the progress of negotiations

3. On 21 January the UFU is foreshadowing a full membership meeting which will be facilitated at Trades Hall Council.

Over the Christmas period UFU has been working in advancing the above matters. If you have any queries please contact UFU Secretary Peter Marshall on 0419 127 004.

We appreciate members patience and commitment.

On a further note, we refer you to Bulletins 262 and 263 regarding the comments by Emergency Services Commissioner Craig Lapsley which were reported in the Herald Sun. The UFU wishes to advise members that we will continue to pursue this matter in the event that Mr. Lapsley and/or the Herald Sun do not correct the public record and issue an apology regarding the article printed.

Strength in Unity

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Authorised by Peter Marshall, Branch Secretary