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WordBack UFUSA
WordBack No.35-2018
Max Adlam

PFAS REPORT

As reported extensively in the media in recent days, concerning results of blood testing for PFAS have been received by some members, in particular in a “cluster” of firefighters at Largs North Station.

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WordBack No.34-2018
Max Adlam

PFAS BLOOD TESTING

The UFU has long driven the campaign to eliminate the use of firefighting foams containing per-fluorinated compounds (PFAS) due to potential health risks associated with significant exposure.

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WordBack No.33-2018
Max Adlam

SHOP STEWARD TRAINING

Shop Stewards in attendance at the 3-day training course earlier this month, provided very positive feedback about the training which they believe will help them to play a more active role in the workplace.

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WordBack No.32-2018
Max Adlam

ACTING UP TO STATION OFFICER

Further to Wordback No 31, the UFU invited the Chief Officer to meet to discuss the concerns expressed by our State Council in relation to training currently provided to Senior Firefighters in order to confidently and safely act up to the position of Station Officer.

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WordBack No.31-2018
Max Adlam

ACTING UP TO STATION OFFICER

Your UFU State Council is deeply concerned about the risk Senior Firefighters are exposed to as a result of the Act Up of Senior Firefighters provision, introduced in the last Enterprise Agreement.

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WordBack No.27-2018
Max Adlam

ACFO PROMOTION APPEAL DISMISSED

On 28 September 2018, his Honour Deputy President Judge Hannon dismissed an application for a review of a nomination for appointment of an officer to the rank of Assistant Chief Fire Officer in Mack v South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service and Kilsby

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WordBack No.26-2018
Max Adlam

CAMDEN PARK STATION

The Union is in discussions with the MFS regarding Camden Park Station following the vacating of the premises by SAAS.

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WordBack No.25-2018
Max Adlam

WE REMEMBER

In honour and remembrance on the 17th anniversary of 9/11, of the extraordinary bravery demonstrated by firefighters and of the tremendous sacrifices by those who serve and protect community.

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WordBack No.24-2018
Max Adlam

PAYMENT OF MID TERM INCREASE

Formal advice has been received from the MFS that the new rates of pay incorporating the mid term pay increase of 2% will commence to be paid to those employed under the SAMFS Enterprise Agreement 2014, from the paid period of 13 September 2018.

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WordBack No.22-2018
Max Adlam

NATIONAL DRIVING LICENCE LAWS

Members would be aware that pursuant to SAMFS Memorandum number 69/2018 the Chief Officer has directed that only staff with HR licenses can currently drive the MFS heavy urban fleet.

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WordBack No.21-2018
Max Adlam

MID TERM PAY INCREASE

I am pleased to advise members that the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service Enterprise Agreement 2017 was yesterday varied to incorporate the 2% mid-term pay increase.

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WordBack No.18-2018
Max Adlam

NEW NOARLUNGA STATION

I’m pleased to advise reaffirmation by MFS management last week of the new station build for Noarlunga. Thank goodness because it’s well overdue.

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WordBack No.16-2018
Max Adlam

MID TERM PAY INCREASE

Written correspondence in relation to this matter was received on 7 July 2018 from the MFS, confirming agreement between the parties of the quantum for the mid-term pay increase.

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WordBack No.12-2018
Max Adlam

MID TERM PAY INCREASE QUANTUM AGREED

As members are aware, significant work effort is being invested in driving the agenda of the Enterprise Agreement 2017 (EA), designed to modernise the Metropolitan Fire Service through consultation and cooperation.

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WordBack No.11-2018
Max Adlam

MID TERM PAY INCREASE

Meetings between the UFU and MFS management are ongoing in relation to the implementation of our Enterprise Agreement 2017 (EA).

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WordBack No.10-2018
Max Adlam

GETTING ON WITH BUSINESS

The new UFU State Council met last Thursday at a very productive meeting, aiming to hit the ground running. New President Chas Thomas chaired his first meeting.

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WordBack No.09-2018
Max Adlam

DOWN TO BUSINESS

Following the declaration of the ballot in the UFU on 16 May 2018, I have taken up the position of Secretary of our union and I’m currently dealing with the business involved in the transition to ensure that it proceeds as smoothly as possible.

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WordBack No.08-2018
Max Adlam

UFUSA BRANCH ELECTION RESULTS

The AEC Returning Officer has now formally declared the results of the UFUSA election for the following offices, conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 and the rules of the organisation.

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WordBack No.07-2019
Max Adlam

SA BRANCH ELECTIONS

Following the close of nominations on 3 April 2018, and withdrawal period for nominations closing on 11 April 2018, the following position does not require a ballot and the candidate was elected uncontested.

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WordBack No.06-2018
Max Adlam

MOTHER’S DAY CLASSIC

With team captains Station Officer Jo-Anna Kenney, Communications Officer Carly White and Station Officer Neil Mangelsdorf, our union will again be participating in the Mother’s Day Classic.

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