In this edition - You are aware that payroll weeks changed for you in late 2019 (and that your union had no control over this decision), and as a result this may have created a shortfall in your defined benefit calculation.
As you would be aware, QFES is currently reviewing the Fire Communications Officer Recruit Program, and a recruit course is scheduled to commence on 24 February 2020. I wish to make it clear to all members that the UFUQ do not support the recruit course commencing on this date.
In this edition - I am pleased to report that signatories to CA19 (importantly including your union and Fire and Rescue) have reached agreement on the Terms of Reference (ToR) for the Safe Crewing Task Force (SCTF).
In this edition - Australia Day (26 January) this year falls on a Sunday.