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Code 2 : v34#21 - International Firefighters Day

In this Edition - As professional firefighters we dedicate our lives to protecting our communities and to looking after each other, and we take great pride in what we do.

Code 2 : v34#20 28 APRIL – WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY

In this edition - A day where the workers of the world pause for a second to honour those who have died at, or because of, work. Even 20 years into this new century and millennium, workers are (in preventable ways) being killed at work, with the 2020 death toll already at 63 (total as at 23 April 2020 reported by Safework Australia).

Code 2 : v34#19 AURION ERROR REPORTING EMAIL CHANGE

In this edition - Many of you reading this Code 2 would be among those caught up in the thousands of error corrections required every fortnight. After 6 months, the reports I am receiving are that things are getting worse not better. I have asked for some information on how many mistakes are being made, and what’s actually being done to prevent them.

Code 2 : v34#18 MORE AURION BLUNDERS - CHECK YOUR PAY!

In this edition - As you may remember, your union wrote to Fire and Rescue last month to formally notify them of the ongoing errors and inconsistencies in the new system that require urgent fixing:

Code 2 : v34#17 QFRS is not QFES!

In this edition - I am getting reports from UFUQ representatives across all regions of inconsistent consultation with you and your elected representatives relating to COVID19 and its effect on BAU. To be fair, I have heard of a few very good examples of consultation occurring, but also of course, we all know of some examples of total refusal to consult in areas where dinosaurs still roam.

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The United Firefighters' Union in Queensland represents Urban firefighters, both career, part-time, Scientific Officers and Communication Officers. The union is made up of members throughout the state of Queensland, as far as Thursday Island to the North and to the borders of our great state. READ MORE