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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.32-2019
Max Adlam

UFU SHOP STEWARDS

Thank you to the wonderful group of UFU Shop Stewards who attended the training course conducted at the UFU this week.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.31-2019
Max Adlam

MID TERM REVIEW

The UFU has put our case on behalf of all members employed under the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service Enterprise Agreement 2017 (EA) to the Single Bargaining Centre (SBC) for the second full 2% pay increase in relation to the Mid Term Review, last Friday 16 August 2019.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.30-2019
Max Adlam

MID TERM REVIEW

The UFU is currently working on our presentation and argument to the Single Bargaining Centre (SBC) in relation to the Mid Term Review.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.28-2019
Max Adlam

MID TERM REVIEW

The UFU has comprehensively reported on the extensive work and resources we have committed to the productivity and efficiency reviews in accordance with the Terms of Settlement of the Metropolitan Fire Service Enterprise Agreement 2017.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.26-2019
Max Adlam

COMMENCEMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CAMPAIGN

UFU is commencing a campaign of industrial action from 0800 today in response to intransigence by MFS management about the application of the additional resources achieved by the UFU in the last EA.

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WordBack UFUSA
Wordback No.27-2019
Max Adlam

BAN LIFTED FROM 0800 TUESDAY 16 JULY 2019

The UFU was invited to meet with the MFS Chief Officer Michael Morgan and Deputy Chief Officer Paul Fletcher yesterday afternoon to seek a resolution to the impasse which led to the imposition of the industrial campaign which commenced at 0800 hours on Monday 15 July 2019.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.25-2019
Max Adlam

TIME FOR ACTION

The UFU State Council decision of 11 July 2019 to take direct action certainly prompted a swift response from MFS management yesterday.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.22-2019
Max Adlam

MID POINT PRODUCTIVITY REVIEW

On Monday 17 June the Union negotiating team met with SAFMS and government representatives to progress the second of the midpoint productivity reviews committed to as part of the settlement of our Enterprise Agreement.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.20-2019
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE BARGAINING

A meeting of the Shop Stewards was held on Friday 31 May 2019 at the Union Office. The primary purpose of the meeting was to continue the work necessary to be properly prepared for our forthcoming EB negotiations.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.16-2019
Max Adlam

IT’S RAINING!

It’s great to see rain again but it’s a pity that some first responders are expected to ‘enjoy’ it more than others.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.15-2019
Max Adlam

PFAS REPORT

Following recent meetings with members at the Police Academy, the UFU office has been working hard to assist the MFS in finding more suitable interim arrangements for displaced Largs North Station Crews.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.12-2019
Max Adlam

PFAS REPORT

A meeting between the MFS and the UFU has been urgently organised to discuss the dispute between us in relation to the interim arrangements provided to the Largs North Station Crews and the lack of consultation from the Service about longer term arrangements for Largs.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.10-2019
Max Adlam

PFAS REPORT

As reported last week, we have scheduled a meeting for interested members to get together to talk about PFAS.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.09-2019
Max Adlam

PFAS REPORT

Thank you to all those of you who have participated in the UFU PFAS Survey following the receipt of your blood test results.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.07-2019
Max Adlam

TRAVEL RECORDING & CLAIMS

Inquiries from concerned members prompted the Union to raise a query in February with the MFS HR about how our members’ travel claims are being assessed and processed.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.06-2019
Max Adlam

PFAS REPORT

Preliminary results of ground water testing at Largs North Station indicate that high levels of PFAS are present however the MFS is unlikely to be the main source of contamination of the site.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.05-2019
Max Adlam

SAMFS ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT

The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service Enterprise Agreement 2017 will expire on 1 January 2020. As negotiations for a new agreement will commence no later than 6 months prior to the expiry, it’s time to talk about and to prepare our log of claims.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.01-2019
Max Adlam

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Best wishes to all members for a happy and safe New Year from all of us at the UFU; 2019 is already shaping up to be an interesting and challenging one for firefighters on many fronts.

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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.36-2018
Max Adlam

PFAS REPORT

Preliminary test reports on Largs North Station and the MV Gallantry have been received by the MFS.

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