WORDBACK
WordBack No.20-2022
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT

The meeting of UFUSA Shop Stewards and State Councillors held yesterday was very well attended and Members will be proud to know of the personal time and commitment your elected representatives continue to dedicate to pursuing your interests and their passionate engagement in seeking the best outcomes for members.

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UFUSA Event
WordBack No.19-2022
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT REPORT BACK MEETING TODAY

As previously advised a meeting of UFUSA Shop Stewards and State Councillors to receive a report back on enterprise bargaining negotiations will take place today at 10:00 hours at the UFUSA office, 148 South Road Torrensville.

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UFUSA - EA
WordBack No.18-2022
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT UPDATE

As stated in Wordback No 17, it is not unreasonable for firefighters to hope and expect that MFS management will step up and play a proper role in progressing the resolution of our long overdue EA, however the disappointment deepens with the failure of MFS Chief Officer Morgan to respond to the request for him to participate to progress enterprise negotiations for the Service and for Firefighters.

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WordBack No.17-2022
Max Adlam

NEW EMERGENCY SERVICES MINISTER WELCOMED BY UFUSA STATE COUNCIL

Many members have reportedly been pleased to host visits to fire stations around the state by our Emergency Services Minister who has been busy getting out and about across his portfolio, and your State Council were very pleased to welcome Minister Joe Szakacs when he visited us during the May 2022 meeting of the UFU State Council.

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Mothers Day Classic 2022
WordBack No.16-2022
Max Adlam

MOTHERS DAY CLASSIC

The United Fire Fighters Union of South Australia is proud to support the Mothers Day Classic once again; the MDC is a fun, healthy and inspirational event bringing communities together across Australia to support and remember those affected by breast cancer.

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UFUSA Enterprise Agreement
WordBack No.14-2022
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT, SAFETY AND RESOURCING UPDATE

Our union has been in contact with both the government and the MFS in relation to the early resumption of enterprise agreement negotiations with a view to seeking a resolution of outstanding matters and in particular the resolution of our wage claim.

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UFUSA SA Election 2022
WordBack No.13-2022
Max Adlam

SAFETY & RESOURCING CAMPAIGN RESULT

As members may know I am not usually lost for words, however reflecting on the commitment and effort of UFU members throughout our safety and resourcing campaign, including hitting the streets and most recently attending polling booths in the 2022 SA election, I come very close.

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UFUSA Victoria Sq Rally
WordBack No.11-2022
Max Adlam

SAFETY & RESOURCING CAMPAIGN COMMITMENT

Your UFU State Council yesterday received and unanimously endorsed a report on the response by Labor to our safety and resourcing concerns and what Labor commits to, should they form the next government following the 19 March election.

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UFUSA vote
WordBack No.07-2022
Max Adlam

BALLOT STARTS TOMORROW ON ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT OFFER

The EA offer to SAMFS firefighters from the government and the MFS goes to ballot this week, commencing tomorrow, Monday, 21 February 2022 and all UFUSA members are urged to participate in the vote to decide upon acceptance or rejection of the offer.

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WordBack No.06-2022
Max Adlam

SAFETY AND RESOURCING CAMPAIGN UPDATE

A number of those gathered took the opportunity to speak directly to the Minister for Emergency Services about the difficulties experienced by firefighters with one member respectfully pointing out that in over 30 years of service he has never seen such a bad situation or such poor morale in the MFS.

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UFUSA Vaccination
WordBack No.04-2022
Max Adlam

COVID UPDATE

As reported in Wordback No 03/2022, a myriad of important questions raised by UFUSA members in relation to COVID matters have been directed by your union to the SAMFS Chief Officer, without a response to date. Disappointingly with recent events, the questions continue to mount.

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UFUSA Enterprise Agreement
WordBack No.03-2022
Max Adlam

OFFER ON ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT

Members who may not have caught up with Wordback 02/2022 will find details of the offer therein and considerations raised by the meeting of UFUSA State Councillors and Shop Stewards held on Monday, 31 January 2022.

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UFUSA News
WordBack No.02-2022
Max Adlam

OFFER ON ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT

Your elected State Councillors and Shop Stewards met yesterday to consider the offer made by the Marshall government in relation to the SAMFS Enterprise Agreement (EA) in tandem with correspondence from the Minister in relation to resourcing.

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UFUSA Covid Update 2022
WordBack No.01-2022
Max Adlam

A NEW YEAR BRINGS NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Very best wishes are extended to all members at the commencement of the 2022 New Year with the hope that with the turning of the calendar, come new opportunities to go forward with new resolve to make this a better world.

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WordBack EA - Safety And Resourcing Campaign
WordBack No.48-2021
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT SAFETY AND RESOURCING CAMPAIGN

The meeting of UFU Shop Stewards and State Councillors held last week was very well attended and we thank our elected representatives for the job they do in the interests of firefighters, very often in their own time and often wrestling with prickly issues.

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UFUSA News
WordBack No.46-2021
Max Adlam

SENIOR FIREFIGHTER QUALIFIED LEVEL 2 UPDATE LIFTING OF BANS

Further to Wordback No 45/2021 issued this morning, the UFU is pleased to report that correspondence has been received from the employer this afternoon which now commits to implementation of all the recommendations of the SA Employment Tribunal of 1 November 2021.

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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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