Fire Communication Officers
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.
v35#33 LOCAL BRANCH ELECTIONS – PRELIMINARY CANDIDATE NOMINATION LIST
In this edition - The UFUQ state office has received the preliminary nominations list for Local Branch elections.
12 April 2022
In this edition - With the Easter period, ANZAC Day and Labour Day almost upon us, I provide the following to UFUQ members to clear up any confusion that may exist regarding what you are entitled to claim on the many upcoming public holidays.
AUXILIARY FIREFIGHTER DEPLOYMENT CONDITIONS
Auxiliary Update - 21 December 2021
In this edition - It would not be the Christmas and New Year period without some confusion regarding what members are entitled to claim on the many public holidays across the period.
Auxiliary Update - 06 September 2021
In this edition - You will no doubt recall that your union was pushing for an external review of QFES to examine the structure and funding of the agency, and decide if the current QFES is effective, efficient and sustainable, and if not, what options are available to the Minister for Fire and Emergency Services to make changes.
Auxiliary Update - 3 September 2021
In this edition - On 30 August 2021, following submissions on your behalf by your union through the Queensland Council of Unions (who present the combined formal position of all unions), the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (the QIRC) handed down it’s 2021 State Wage Case Decision.
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.