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Code 2 : v35#27 INDEPENDENT QFES STRUCTURE REVIEW – UPDATE

In this edition - You will recall that Minister Ryan announced in December 2020 that he had called for an external and independent review of QFES to find out ‘what works, what doesn’t, and what can work better’.

Code 2 : v35#26 QFES/SOU 17.5% INJUNCTION – WAS IT ALL OVER BEFORE IT EVEN BEGAN?

In this edition - At 2PM on Monday 19 July 2021 I received confirmation from QFES that they have decided extend the 17.5% annual leave loading to all classifications of employees listed in Schedule 1 of CA19.

Code 2 : v35#25 QFES/SOU 17.5% INJUNCTION – SOME RELEVANT INFORMATION

In this edition - I wanted to keep you informed and updated on the QFES/SOU QIRC matter because I am aware of discussions happening at your work locations. However, based on legal advice, I can only talk a bit more about how we got to where we are.

Code 2 : v35#24 RECRUIT ‘OPERATIONAL FOCUSED ABILITIES TEST’ – STANDARDS AGREED TO FOR NEXT 5 YEARS

In this edition - For some years, your union has been working to repair your confidence in operational firefighter recruitment.

Code 2 : v35#23 QFES/SOU 17.5% - WHAT IS THE SOU QIRC APPLICATION ALL ABOUT?

In this edition - It has been reported to me that SOU members are either possibly deliberately or probably accidentally creating confusion throughout the regions about the subject matter of their union’s application to the QIRC.

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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