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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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WordBack No.15-2017
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT UPDATE

Negotiations for our next enterprise agreement (EA) are now progressing well and I am
cautiously optimistic that the Union will soon receive a renewed offer which I can recommend for your consideration.

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WordBack No.14-2017
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT UPDATE

As previously reported, the UFU had some concerns with and questions about, the
government’s renewed offer (of 29 September 2017) on our enterprise agreement which
needed to be addressed.

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WordBack No.12-2017
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT UPDATE

The UFU State Council and Shop Stewards met again today to hear a report on the progress
of negotiations for our next Enterprise Agreement (EA).

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WordBack No.10-2017
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT UPDATE

The UFU yesterday (22/8) met with the Minister for Emergency Services Peter Malinauskas, the SAMFS and the Office for the Public Sector (OPS) to discuss the contentious Government offer for our new Enterprise Agreement (EA), in more detail.

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WordBack No.07-2017
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT UPDATE

A joint meeting of the UFU State Council and Shop Stewards was held on Wednesday 9 August 2017 to hear a report on the enterprise bargaining negotiations.

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WordBack No.04-2017
Max Adlam

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT UPDATE

Bargaining for our next Enterprise Agreement (EA) has been taking place since early this year, between the SAMFS, the Office for the Public Sector (OPS) and the UFU.

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WordBack No.03-2017
Max Adlam

DO YOU HAVE, OR HAVE YOU HAD, CANCER?

There are currently 12 cancers recognised under the presumptive legislation for which firefighters may be compensated, as these cancers were caused by exposure at work to carcinogens.

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WordBack No.02-2017
Max Adlam

SUPERANNUATION PAYDAY

During the GFC, where the SA Metropolitan Fire Service Superannuation Scheme suffered a financial loss, a Special Board Of Trustees Meeting was held.

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WordBack No.01-2017
Max Adlam

MOTHER’S DAY CLASSIC

With team captains Senior Firefighter Jo-Anna Kenny, Communications OfficerCarly White and Station Office Neil Mangelsdorf the Union will again be participating in the Mothers’ Day Classic.

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