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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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SA Gov ESFC
WordBack No.23-2020
Max Adlam

MFS UNDER-RESOURCED

In February 2020 the Chief Executive of the SA Fire & Emergency Commission (SAFECOM), Dominic Lane, published his 47 page Analysis of SA’s Fire & Emergency Services.

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Fire Fighters History
WordBack No.22-2020
Max Adlam

TREASURER PLAYING POLITICS WHILE FIREFIGHTERS ARE PUT AT RISK

Members may have heard interviews on Friday with the SA Treasurer Rob Lucas revealing that he is increasing the Emergency Services Levy. In his justification for his reversal of an election promise in these difficult times, Mr Lucas singled out a pay increase to MFS firefighters as one “reason” for the hike in the ESL.

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UFUSA Covid19
WordBack No.21-2020
Max Adlam

COVID-19 UPDATE

The UFU is currently being consulted about leave provisions under the COVID-19 pandemic arrangements, which have been authorised by the Premier for public sector employees in SA, to assist families experiencing hardship.

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Mother's Day Classic
WordBack No.20-2020
Max Adlam

MOTHERS DAY CLASSIC RESULTS!

It’s fantastic to be able to report that all the hard work of the UFU/MFS MDC Organising Committee resulted in an overwhelming turnout in the MDC 2020 event.

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Mother's Day Classic
WordBack No.19-2020
Max Adlam

MOTHER’S DAY CLASSIC

Thank you to everyone involved in the virtual MDC for helping to make it such a great success last Sunday despite all the challenges in 2020. From the photos received so far, it looks like everyone had a great day while supporting an important cause.

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UFUSA Covid19
WordBack No.18-2020
Max Adlam

COVID-19 UPDATE

Members have advised us that despite this Direction, MFS procedures for responding to an alarm continue to require information of vaccination status.

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Mother's Day Classic
WordBack No.17-2020
Max Adlam

MOTHER’S DAY CLASSIC

The Mother’s Day Classic virtual event is live!  Please join us and defy the gloom by making this MDC really special. All current registrations have received automatic access to the virtual platform.All new registrations are very welcome and are at a discounted entry fee ($25)

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UFUSA Event
News
Max Adlam

May Day 2020 Flyer

Put on your May Day t-shirt, grab a bottle ofMay Day Wine and join us on Facebook from your own May Day 2020 isolation celebration.

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UFUSA Covid19
WordBack No.16-2020
Max Adlam

COVID-19 UPDATE

While we strongly encourage members to participate in the vaccination program currently underway within the MFS, and we are heartened by the high participation rates in 2020, not everyone is able to be or chooses to be vaccinated.

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UFUSA Covid19
WordBack No.15-2020
Max Adlam

COVID-19 UPDATE

It is heartening that scientific modelling produced by the federal government has revealed the dramatic reduction in coronavirus transmission rates caused by Australia’s strict control measures.

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UFUSA Covid19
WordBack No.14-2020
Max Adlam

COVID-19 UPDATE

It’s an understatement to say that the impact on our lives of the COVID–19 virus is immense, while at the same time, we are all conscious that we may not yet have seen the worst of it.

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