Bulletin No: 058 Volume: 20 Thursday 13 March 2014
To ALL UFU MFB OPERATIONAL MEMBERS
The UFU has been made aware that the MFB has made unlawful deductions from numerous members’ wages for alleged overpayments relating to recent deployments this fire season.
Deductions that have been made without the authorisation of the employee are unlawful.
The MFB is only entitled to make deductions from your wages in accordance with the following provision:
FAIR WORK ACT 2009 – SECT 324
(c) the deduction is authorised by or under a modern award or an FWC order; or
(d) the deduction is authorised by or under a law of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory, or an order of a court.
The UFU will be referring these cases for investigation to the Fair Work Ombudsman.
If you have been affected and have not yet done so please contact Rini Krouskos on 9419 8811.
Strength in Unity
READ OUT AT MUSTER AND PIN ON NOTICE BOARD
Authorised by Peter Marshall, Branch Secretary