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Auxiliary Update : 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.

Code 2 : v36#6 PUBLIC HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENTS FOR EASTER, ANZAC DAY AND LABOUR DAY

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.

Code 2 : v36#5 UFUA requires an administrator to continue to function

In this edition - You may have recently heard of a federal court case brought by the UFUA to appoint an administrator to run its affairs. To better understand this case and the underlying issues, you first need to know that the UFUA is not the UFUQ nor associated with the UFUQ.

Code 2 : v36#4 UPDATE ON CONSULTATION PROCESSES REGARDING COMMISSIONER’S CONSIDERATION OF A COVID-19 VACCINATION MANDATE

In this edition - As advised on 24 January 2022, the UFUQ state office reached out to QFES shortly after Commissioner Leach emailed all staff to advise that he is considering the possibility of introducing a covid-19 vaccination mandate to confirm no decision has yet been made on the matter and to make arrangements for consultation processes with UFUQ SCM representatives.

Code 2 : v36#3 COMMISSIONER’S ANNOUNCEMENT ON TWO WEEK CONSULTATION PERIOD REGARDING MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION

In this edition - As you would no doubt be aware by now, this morning Commissioner Leach emailed all staff to advise that he is considering the possibility of introducing mandatory covid-19 vaccination for you.

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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