ESTA EBA voting update

As members should all be aware, this week you will receive a ballot paper from the Australian Electoral Commission to vote on ESTA’s proposed Enterprise Agreement. If you have not yet received a ballot paper we suggest that you contact the AEC immediately.


ESTA EBA update: UFU to hold members meetings

As members will now be aware, last week ESTA decided to seek a vote of their employees on a proposed EBA. This EBA has not been agreed to nor endorsed by the Unions.


CFA the Scrooge

Merry Christmas from CFA Management and the Employee Relations Department – no jumpers or polo shirts this Christmas.




FWC order protected action ballot for DMOs and TOs

On Monday 9 December the Fair Work Commission granted an order for a CFA District Mechanical Officers (DMO) and Tower Overseers protected action ballot after the UFU lodged an application last week.


Sea of helmets on Parliament steps

A sea of 342 red fire helmets covered the steps of Parliament today to symbolise the number of firefighters that the Napthine Government has failed to recruit.


UFU to rally in Treasury Gardens

UFU will rally to hold the Napthine Government accountable for their actions and highlighting the issues that are important to Professional Firefighters.


ESTA EBA negotiations update

The Union yesterday wrote to ESTA and requested a further bargaining meeting in order to continue negotiations in regards the outstanding matters between the parties.


Firefighters rally to hold Napthine Government to account

As Napthine Government Politicians prepare to head off to the beach for their summer holidays, it is timely to remind them that Professional Firefighters will be working hard to keep Victoria safe this fire season.