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v35# 6 UFUQ EXECUTIVE AND SCM VOTING PERIOD COMMENCES
In this edition - The voting period for the current State Executive has been opened by the Electoral Commission of Queensland (The ECQ).
v35#5 State Committee of Management Elections – Update
In this edition - The nominations for the Committee of Management positions closed on Thursday 4 March 2021.
v35#4 UPDATE: FURTHER PROGRESS TOWARDS PRESUMPTIVE LEGISLATION FOR PTSI
In this edition - As you will recall, on 14 December 2020, I provided an update to members on the progress of the Bill currently before the Queensland Parliament that proposes to modify Queensland’s workers compensation laws to include presumptive legislation for Post-traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI).
v35#3 UFUQ STATE EXECUTIVE AND STATE COMMITTEE ELECTIONS
In this edition - The Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) has determined the dates for the elections for the Executive and Committee of Management positions of the United Firefighters’ Union of Australia, Union of Employees, Queensland.
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 –
Auxiliary Update 24 May 2017
Retention Allowance Dispute – update
Auxiliary Update 19 May 2017
I am pleased to report that on Saturday 1 July 2017 some of the award payments you are eligible to receive (penalties that apply to your work) are again phased up. The phasing in of these penalty amounts was agreed between your union and QFES and the state government.
Auxiliary Update 12 April 2017
Auxiliary Update 14 February 2017
In this Edition - Retention Allowance dispute and other important issues
Auxiliary Update 7 December 2016
In this edition - Minimum payment for Christmas and New Year public holidays
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.