Correction to Bulletin 248 re UFU meeting date

Members are advised that the Corporate and Technical Staff Meeting referred to in UFU Bulletin 248 is occurring next Wednesday 6 of November (not 1 November).


MFB Corporate and Technical EBA meeting

The negotiations have now reached a critical stage and the UFU will be holding a UFU Corporate and Technical Staff meeting next Wednesday 6 November for members to consider the current status of negotiations and determine a way forward.


Napthine cuts trauma support for emergency workers

Hundreds of Emergency Service Workers today sent a powerful political message to Premier Denis Napthine that undermining the rights of injured workers in the course of our work is completely unacceptable.


ESTA reply documents filed with the FWC

Members are advised that today, in line with the process outlined by the Fair Work Commission, ESTA filed their reply documents to the position put by the Unions.



CFA facemask disinfectant safety concerns

Members are advised that the UFU has become aware of potential health and safety concerns regarding the use of CFA facemask disinfectant BIOGARD.



ESTA EBA documents filed with FWC

Members are advised that in accordance with the timetable outlined by the Fair Work Commission the Unions have today filed their joint proposed draft EBA with FWC and ESTA.



CFA told to clean up notorious Fiskville Training College

THE Country Fire Authority’s notorious Fiskville training base will be subject to a four-year clean-up following an Environment Protection Authority probe.The watchdog has raised concerns about hazardous materials kept on site, and the potential for…