ESTA vote extended

Members are advised that today ESTA contacted employees advising them that the vote for ESTA’s proposed Enterprise Agreement has been extended by 5 business days.

ESTA ballot paper information

It has come to the UFU’s attention today that a number of members have not received a ballot paper from the Australian Electoral Commission in order to allow them to vote on ESTA’s proposed Agreement.

Further information regarding ESTA vote

Further to yesterday’s bulletin regarding the voting process the UFU would like to reinforce to members that should ESTA’s proposed EBA receive a majority ‘no’ vote negotiations will continue.

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.