The UFU have notified a dispute as a result of the MFB’s plans to unilaterally introduce a new leave management plan and process.
The UFU representatives recommenced meetings with the MFB this week as part of the enterprise bargaining towards a new MFB Operational Staff Enterprise Agreement.
As members would be aware, the MFB has applied to the Fair Work Commission to terminate the entire MFB UFU Operational Staff Agreement 2010 as well as the entire MFB UFU Assistant Chief Fire Officer Agreement 2010.
UFU LItigtion Update Volume 2 – May 2014
Yesterday the MFB again sent an email to employees inviting you to participate in the People Matter Survey.
The UFU filed an application in the Federal Circuit Court today regarding the MFB’s failure to provide payments to members within the timeframe required by both the Fair Work Act 2009 and the operational staff enterprise agreement.
Further open letter of invitation to a meeting of employees for Acting Chief Fire Officer Peter Rau, Deputy Chief Officer Paul Stacchino and former UFU President David Youssef.
The UFU, as part of the Napthine Slashes, You Burn campaign and in addition to other actions, is organising weekly upcoming doorknocking days in marginal and ultra marginal electorates and we need the participation of all members.
Reminder UFU Doorknocking
The UFU has been advised that CFA members are being contacted requesting that they participate in a CFA survey.