BULLETIN
Bulletin No: 136 | 12 November 2019
TO: ALL UFU MEMBERS

UPCOMING UNION EVENT:
2019 “WOMEN IN FIREFIGHTING” FORUM
RSVPs and release from duty, special guests and more…

 

ABOUT THE FORUM
As the Victorian fire services enters a period of positive reform, the United Firefighters Union has organised a UFU “Women in Firefighting” Forum to facilitate women from both organisations to meet and learn about key issues.
A number of special guests will be in attendance at this forum including a senior-ranking member of an interstate fire service, peer support, external health organisations and more. All will be revealed on the day!
The Forum will allow for presentations and discussions in a relaxed environment. Each member in attendance will receive a complimentary gift bag to take away from the forum.
UFU Merchandise will also be sold on the day.

RSVPs AND PROCESS FOR RELEASE FROM DUTY
If you are on duty (day or night shifts) and would like to attend, please contact the Union Office in the first instance. This a Union event and the RSVP list is being compiled by the Union Office.
The UFU will send a list of members requiring release to your employer and the MFB/CFA rostering department will deal with the requests with the relevant Commander/OIC/line manager.
If you are on duty and approach your Commander/OIC/line manager to attend, and they refuse your release, please still notify the Union Office.
Places are strictly limited and well over half of the places are already taken. RSVP before the deadline (18 Nov) to secure your place!

ANY QUESTIONS?
For any further questions, please call Ruby Gallis at the UFU Office on 9419 8811 or reception@ufuvic.asn.au.

WOMEN IN FIREFIGHTING FORUM
MONDAY 25 NOVEMBER
10.00AM for a 10.30AM start until approx. 2.30PM
GARDEN ROOM, CROWN CASINO
8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC.
Children welcome to attend.
Places will be strictly limited. To RSVP and to advise of any dietary requirements, please contact Ruby Gallis at the UFU Office on 9419 8811 or reception@ufuvic.asn.au by Monday 18 November.

Strength in Unity
READ OUT AT MUSTER AND PIN ON NOTICE BOARD
Authorised by Peter Marshall, Branch Secretary