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UFUSA Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.01-2021
Max Adlam

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021

The New Year has now well and truly kicked off and on behalf of us all at the UFUSA, I extend our very best wishes to all our members and families for a happy, safe and healthy 2021.

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WordBack No.47-2020
Max Adlam

RECRUIT SQUAD 57/2020 GRADUATION

It was fantastic to finally meet you last week and to welcome you to our union, and to recognise the terrific efforts of all our members in the hard-working Learning and Development Department.

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UFUSA Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.45-2020
Max Adlam

UFUSA RESOURCING CAMPAIGN UPDATE

Resourcing Campaign materials are currently being distributed to members across the state. A program of delivery is underway now to members in Regional Operations. Do you have yours?

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UFUSA Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.44-2020
Max Adlam

UFUSA RESOURCING CAMPAIGN UPDATE

Materials supporting the Resourcing Campaign are currently being received and distributed out to stations and worksites in the metropolitan area, with distribution to members throughout regional operations to follow hot on the heels of this initiative.

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UFUSA Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.43-2020
Max Adlam

UFUSA RESOURCING CAMPAIGN UPDATE

UFUSA members overwhelmingly resolved to pursue negotiations for the resourcing of MFS appliances, equipment, training and support for firefighters to do our job of protecting our community as safely as possible.

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Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.42-2020
Max Adlam

UFUSA RESOURCING CAMPAIGN UPDATE

As advised in WordBack No 41 of 2020, active public campaigning including public drilling is suspended due to COVID restrictions. This action will be revived shortly.

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UFUSA Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.39-2020
Max Adlam

RESOURCING CAMPAIGN COMMENCES

The campaign for improved resourcing of the MFS in order that you can do your job of protecting our community in a safe and professional manner, was endorsed unanimously by your UFUSA Shop Stewards and State Councillors on 28 October 2020.

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UFUSA Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.37-2020
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT (EA) RESOURCING CAMPAIGN

UFUSA President Chas Thomas and I met with the Minister for Emergency Services Vincent Tarzia last Monday to discuss our concern at the government’s failure to negotiate on the lack of appropriate resourcing of the MFS.

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UFUSA WordBack
WordBack No.33-2020
Max Adlam

ADVICE TO MEMBERS

The following MFS advice to all staff was received overnight and is now reproduced here and forwarded on.

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UFUSA Enterprise Agreement
WordBack No.31-2020
Max Adlam

SENIOR FIREFIGHTER LEVEL II UPDATE

The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service Enterprise Agreement 2017’s (EA) new clause 31 introduced Senior Firefighter, Level II Qualified at a pay point halfway between Senior Firefighter level I and Station Officer level I (approximately $6000 per annum).

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Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.30-2020
Max Adlam

UFUSA RESOURCING CAMPAIGN

Much of our EA negotiations have focused on the need for better resourcing of firefighters. As previously reported the employer has responded by disingenuously asserting that not only is the MFS adequately resourced, the budget is also overspent.

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Aviation UFUSA
WordBack No.29-2020
Max Adlam

AVIATION DISPUTE UPDATE

Our fellow firefighters in the UFU Aviation Branch at Adelaide Airport are again fighting for their jobs as the billion-dollar Commonwealth-funded Air Services cynically tries to use the Covid-19 to cut costs.

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UFUSA WordBack
WordBack No.28-2020
Max Adlam

WHSR/SHOP STEWARD VACANCIES

Nominations are sought from UFU Members to fill the positions of Work Health and Safety Representative/Shop Steward and Deputy Work Health and Safety Representative/Shop Steward at full time SAMFS worksites where there is currently no formally elected HSR / Shop Steward.

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