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UFUSA Safety And Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.44-2021
Max Adlam

INDUSTRIAL ACTION ESCALATES

In the absence of a satisfactory response from the employer to the matters in dispute and to fight for an enterprise agreement outcome that makes sure this can’t happen again, industrial actions will escalate from tomorrow Friday, 22 October 2021 at 08:00 hours.

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UFUSA Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.43-2021
Max Adlam

INDUSTRIAL ACTION ESCALATES

Industrial actions unanimously endorsed by State Council last week escalate at 0800 hours today Monday 18 October 2021, with members gadded to act up, returning to their substantive positions.

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UFUSA
WordBack No.42-2021
Max Adlam

NO DEMOTION WITHOUT PROCESS

Today State Council unanimously endorsed industrial action in response to the employer demoting members from the rank of SFFQ without a proper process.

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UFUSA United Fire Fighters Union Of South Australia
WordBack No.41-2021
Max Adlam

DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP

Our union has been pursuing the issue of improved training, development and promotion processes within the MFS, commencing with the Senior Firefighter Qualified rank, for some time.

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Diesel Particulates
WordBack No.40-2021
Max Adlam

WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY MUST BE PRIORITISED IN THE MFS

The UFUSA Conference of Shop Stewards and State Councillors held last week expressed deep concern about the ongoing failure of the employer to address the risk of exposure to diesel particulate matter (DPM) in our workplace and called on them to immediately meet their obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.

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UFUSA Safety And Resourcing Rally
WordBack No.38-2021
Max Adlam

UFUSA CONFERENCE 2021

Our Union has resolved to organise a conference of all UFUSA Shop Stewards and State Councillors to enable us to get together on a range of current issues.

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UFUSA Event
WordBack No.35-2021
Max Adlam

WHSR MEETING FRIDAY 20 AUGUST 2021

Your elected Work Health and Safety Representatives are meeting this Friday, 20 August 2021 commencing at 10:00 hours at your union office at 148 South Road Torrensville and via Zoom with regional locations.

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UFUSA Max Adlam
WordBack No.34-2021
Max Adlam

PRODUCTIVE FIRST MEETING OF THE 2021- 2024 STATE COUNCIL

It was good to have the first meeting of the new State Council yesterday and there was plenty on the agenda including the SFQ dispute, underpayments, updating on the Safety and Resourcing Campaign, Enterprise Agreement negotiations, UFU staffing, diesel particulates, PFAS, drug and alcohol testing, the MFS Respectful Behaviour Working Party, the MFS Strategic Policy Framework Review and a report on the latest on PPE/C.

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UFUSA Safety And Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.33-2021
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE BARGAINING REPORT /SAFETY AND RESOURCING CAMPAIGN

The enterprise bargaining meeting of 4 August 2021 repeated the previous pattern of the employer continuing to stonewall on the issue of safety and resourcing, refusing to even discuss asset management plans or to propose another for where these critical issues can be discussed. 

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UFUSA Covid19 Lockdown
WordBack No.32-2021
Max Adlam

COVID PANDEMIC LOCKDOWN UPDATE

Throughout the pandemic crises in 2020 our union worked closely, even collaboratively with MFS management in the interests of members’ health and safety and that of the broader community.

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UFUSA Firefighters
WordBack No.29-2021
Max Adlam

ATTACK ON INJURED WORKERS IN SA

Return to Work SA (RTWSA) and Minister for Workers Compensation in SA Rob Lucas, have been caught out being in cahoots on a plan to further reduce the entitlements of injured workers.

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UFUSA
WordBack No.28-2021
Max Adlam

ELECTIONS UPDATE

The ballots for the contested positions on the UFUSA State Council closed yesterday, the count has now been conducted and candidates advised of the outcome.

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UFUSA Safety And Resourcing Campaign Rally
WordBack No.27-2021
Max Adlam

SAFETY & RESOURCING CAMPAIGN UPDATE

Further meetings with the employer (the Department of Treasury and Finance and the MFS) are currently being scheduled, with our union proposing the next meeting on the Enterprise Agreement for Friday, 18 June 2021.

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UFUSA Safety And Resourcing Rally
WordBack No.25-2021
Max Adlam

SAFETY & RESOURCING CAMPAIGN UPDATE

The solidarity and commitment of members to our Safety and Resourcing Campaign has faced down all challenges to date and continues to drive slow but positive changes for MFS employees and others in the emergency services sector.

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UFUSA Event
WordBack No.17-2021
Max Adlam

ELECTION

United Firefighters’ Union of Australia (UFUA) South Australian Branch
Eligible members are advised that elections are now due for all office holders in the United Firefighters’ Union of Australia (UFUA) South Australian Branch.

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