Our UFUSA EA negotiating team met yesterday with the Marshall Government Treasurer and Minister for Industrial Relations Rob Lucas yesterday 8 February 2021, to discuss firefighters’ safety concerns caused by inadequate resourcing of the MFS.
As reported in Wordback No 3 of 2021, a meeting was held with the employer (DCO Fletcher, ACFO Button, and Ms Somerville, of the MFS together with Mr Johnson and Ms Porter of the IRAP Branch of the Department of Treasury and Finance) last Friday, 22 January 2021, to attempt to continue to pursue enterprise bargaining negotiations.
Public drilling by D shift in the city on Friday, 15 January 2021 ensured an eventful day in which our union had the opportunity to inform our community about the critical issues confronting firefighters on a daily basis and the refusal by the employer to even discuss the concerns for over a year now.
The UFU State Council met yesterday and reviewed the campaign activities to date, the challenges ahead and the strategies necessary to continue to develop our campaign to achieve our objectives.
As we embark on the strict six-day lockdown, it’s good news that South Australia has reported no new coronavirus cases today, from the 12,000 tests conducted across the state.
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