Fire Communication Officers
v35#40 SAFE CREWING TASK FORCE – REPORT PUBLISHED AND AVAILABLE TO ALL
In this edition - Following some incredibly useful input form members across the state, I am pleased to report that the Safe Crewing Task Force (SCTF) Report has been published by the QFES Commissioner. Those of you who participated in the many UFUQ forums and discussions about safe and full crewing across the state will recall this report is the opportunity to set out the UFUQ position on a range of barriers to safe and full crewing, and to use your ideas on how to put forward ways to reduce or remove those barriers.
v35#39 FIRST 17.5% ANNUAL LEAVE LOADING PAYMENT OCCURS THIS WEEK
In this edition - Following efforts by your union in 2019, 2020 and 2021, I am pleased to report that this week’s pay for eligible members will include the first component of the 17.5% annual leave loading.
v35#38 UFUQ LOCAL BRANCH ELECTION RESULTS
In this edition - The local branch elections for all positions have now been finalised.
v35#37 AUDITED ACCOUNTS
In this edition - In accordance with the Industrial Relations Act 2016, the audited financial reports of your union for the financial year 2020/2021 are available for members.
v35#36 REMINDER - UFUQ LOCAL BRANCH ELECTIONS
In this edition - Voting for the local branch elections is closing on Thursday 11th November at midday. The positions up for election are listed here.
v35#35 REMINDER - UFUQ LOCAL BRANCH ELECTIONS
In this edition - Voting is now open for the local branch elections.
v35#34 UFUQ LOCAL BRANCH ELECTIONS – CONFIRMED CANDIDATE NOMINATION LIST
In this edition - The UFUQ state office has received the confirmed nominations list for Local Branch elections.
Auxiliary Update - 31 August 2020
In this edition - You will recall that your award provides for wage rises each year in line with the Queensland QIRC State Wage Case Decision.
Auxiliary Update - 28 August 2020
In this edition - As you would be aware, Fire and Rescue are making plans to transition the Auxiliary workforce onto a new communications system that will rely on mobile phones, instead of pagers.
Auxiliary Update - 13 August 2020
Auxiliary Update - 20 March 2020
On Monday 16 March 2020 the Office of Industrial Relations published Directive 01/20 – Employment Arrangements in the Event of a Health Pandemic which can be found here.
Auxiliary Update - 16 March 2020
Labour Day Cancelled.
v1#1 Hazard alert: air-conditioning ducts with steel wire frame
In this edition - I wish to inform all members of a significant health and safety hazard associated with BA operations when attending structural fires.