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UFUSA Christmas 2022
WordBack No.17-2023
Max Adlam

ACFO ROY THOMPSON RETURNS TO WORK

It’s very pleasing to see the return to work at SAMFS of Roy Thompson next week and we all congratulate him on his commitment and fortitude in prevailing against the challenges he has faced over the last two and half years.

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MFS and SASS
WordBack No.13-2023
Max Adlam

SAAS AMBULANCE ASSIST TRAINING

Our union is glad to have achieved the rollout of training delivered by SAAS to assist our members in the performance of current work of the MFS when involved in Assist Ambulance calls and we congratulate all those involved in its development and delivery.

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UFUSA ARC2023
WordBack No.10-2023
Max Adlam

ARC23 – Australasian Rescue Challenge 2023

Congratulations to all UFUSA members involved in organising and participating in the Australasian Rescue Challenge 2023 currently underway at the Wayville Pavilion in the Adelaide Showgrounds. (29/6 – 2/7/23)

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UFUSA Emergency Services Thank you
Max Adlam

THANK YOU TO EMERGENCY SERVICES – AFL ROUND 13 

The Minister for Police and Emergency Services the Hon Joe Szakacs invited us to attend the inaugural thank you to emergency services personnel on Saturday, 10 June 2023 at the Adelaide Oval for the AFL round 13 match of the Adelaide Crows vs West Coast Eagles. 

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UFUSA Mothers Day Classic
WordBack No.09-2023
Max Adlam

MOTHER’S DAY CLASSIC 14th May 2023

The number of MFS/UFU participants in the Mother’s Day Classic is growing but with only 9 days to go we are putting a call out for some more keen firefighters to join us for this very worthy event!!

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UFUSA May Day 2023
WordBack No.07-2023
Max Adlam

May Day

May 1, May Day is a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement, also known as International Workers Day.

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UFUSA MayDay
WordBack No.06-2023
Max Adlam

UFUSA CONTINUES FIGHT FOR MEMBERS’ PAY

Our union continues to fight for injured firefighters to ensure that they are paid correctly. It is frustrating in the extreme dealing with SAMFS, SAFECOM, Shared Services and IRAP on these matters as it appears they just cannot get the pay calculations right.

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Mothers Day Classic 2021
WordBack No.05-2023
Max Adlam

MOTHER’S DAY CLASSIC 14th May 2023 

As Firefighters we are shockingly far too familiar with the scourge of cancer; advocating for members and retired members with industrial cancer claims sadly forms a significant part of our Union’s work. 

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WordBack No.04-2023
Max Adlam

NON-PAYMENT OF INJURED WORKERS

We are receiving many calls and emails from members informing of underpayment or non-payment. It appears that firefighters who are or were injured at work, may not have been paid the pay increases and backpay expected under the increased pay rates of the Enterprise Agreement. 

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WordBack No.45-2022
Max Adlam

2022 UPDATE … AND HERE COMES 2023!

UFU President Chas Thomas and I, in reflecting on the year that was, decided to again video one of our short and possibly annoying clips to update you about what’s going on now.

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UFUSA Christmas
Max Adlam

SEASON’S GREETINGS

As 2022 draws to a close UFU members can rightly reflect with collective pride on the busy and productive year we have shared.

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UFUSA News
WordBack No.44-2022
Max Adlam

MEMBERS VOTE TO ACCEPT EA OFFER

The ballot for the UFUSA MFS Firefighters Enterprise Agreement (EA) closed at midday today and with the results just in from the private company which conducted the electronic ballot, I can advise you of an overwhelming participation and acceptance of the offer by members.

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UFUSA AGM 2022
WordBack No.43-2022
Max Adlam

UFUSA AGM 2022

Your UFU Annual General Meeting will be held at our Union Office this week, followed by a delicious rotisserie Xmas lunch catered by Gourmandiser BBQ and you’re invited.

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UFUSA News
WordBack No.39-2022
Max Adlam

NEW EA OFFER FOR CONSIDERATION

A new offer to UFUSA members employed as firefighters by the SAMFS has now been received in writing and will be considered by your Shop Stewards and State Councillors at a meeting at the union office at 11:00 hours today.

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WordBack No.38-2022
Max Adlam

FAIR WAGE CLAIM

UFUSA Members are making a massive effort in pursuit of a fair wage increase, and it seems that’s what it’s going to take to achieve progress in this important matter.

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WordBack No.37-2022
Max Adlam

FAIR PAY FOR FIREFIGHTERS

Congratulations to UFU members on a wildly successful and courteous protest at the ALP Convention yesterday; a huge thank you to all members and families (and fur babies) who were able to participate at such short notice.

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WordBack No.36-2022
Max Adlam

A FAIR GO FOR FIREFIGHTERS

A packed meeting of State Councillors and Shop Stewards was yesterday unanimous in its resolution on the appropriate course of action to pursue and achieve fair wages for firefighters.

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UFUSA News
WordBack No.35-2022
Max Adlam

UFUSA REPS MEET TODAY ON WAGES

UFUSA Shop Stewards and State Councillors have been called together to meet today at 11:00 hours at the UFU office at Torrensville to hear a report on progress of the enterprise agreement negotiations.

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United Fire Fighters Union Of South Australia - UFUSA

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