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Code 2 V35 #1 CLARIFICATION OF PUBLIC HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENTS
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. As a reminder, the relevant public holidays were –
v34#67 MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR
In this edition - There is no doubt that for so many here in Queensland and all over the world, 2020 has been a challenging year, but it is drawing to a close and the Christmas and New Year period is again upon us.
v34#65 MINISTER RYAN CALLS FOR REVIEW OF QFES: WANTS TO KNOW ‘WHAT WORKS’ AND ‘WHAT DOESN’T’
In this edition - You will be well aware that your state UFUQ has long held the position that the way QFES is structured doesn’t work. I also think that the current levy collection and allocation process doesn’t work, and also that the legislation to support your role as professional and auxiliary firefighters and fire communication officers doesn’t work.
v34#64 - UPDATE: PROGRESS OF PRESUMPTIVE LEGISLATION FOR PTSI
In this edition - As you will recall, in August 2020, a Bill to modify Queensland’s workers’ compensation laws to include presumptive legislation for Post-traumatic Stress Injury was introduced to state parliament and referred to a parliamentary committee for consideration.
v34#63 - UFUQ STATE OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE CLOSURE
In this edition - While the UFUQ state office remains open year round for contacts regarding industrial matters, please be advised that administration staff will be on annual leave from Wednesday 23 December 2020 until Tuesday 5 January 2021.
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.
Auxiliary Update - 18 February 2020
Auxiliary Update - 18 November 2019
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.