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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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WordBack No.04-2018
Max Adlam

UFU ELECTIONS – E2018/3 NOMINATIONS OPEN

Members are advised that the Fair Work Commission has made arrangements with the Australian Electoral Commission under Section 189 of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 for an election to be conducted.

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WordBack No.03-2018
Max Adlam

WORK INJURY COMPENSATION FOR FIREFIGHTERS!

It’s pleasing to report to members the successful amendment to the Firefighting Industry Employees (South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service) Award 2007 to introduce an exemption for firefighters from the cut off provisions of the Return to Work Act.

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WordBack No.02-2018
Max Adlam

UFU ELECTIONS

Members are advised that 14 March 2018 will see nominations open for all elected positions for our Unions State Council.

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WordBack No.01-2018
Max Adlam

SUPERANNUATION PAYDAY

During the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), where the SA Metropolitan Fire Service Superannuation Scheme suffered a financial loss, a Special Board of Trustees Meeting held on 4th March 2009 determined that all defined benefit members of our scheme would contribute an additional 3% of their salary to keep their defined benefit.

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WordBack No.18-2017
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT TO BALLOT

As advised to members in previous Word Backs and at meetings around the state over the last month, an electronic ballot on the EA offer, will commence 06:30 hours on 22 November, closing at 18:00 hours on 29 November 2017.

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