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v35#21 SOU / QFES 17.5% CASE UPDATE

In this edition - I reported to you on Friday 2 July 2021 that the QFES Senior Officers Union (SOU) had lodged an application to obtain an injunction against QFES being able to provide eligible UFUQ members with 17.5% annual leave loading.

v35#20 SOU LODGES QIRC APPLICATION TO STOP ELIGIBLE UFUQ MEMBERS FROM RECEIVING 17.5% ANNUAL LEAVE LOADING

In this edition - This Code 2 includes important information regarding eligible UFUQ member’s 17.5% annual leave loading and proceedings lodged by the QFES Senior Officers Union (SOU) to prevent those members from receiving it.

v35#19 UPDATE: QUEENSLAND HEALTH / QFRS & COVID19

In this edition - You will no doubt be aware of the growing concern over the number and strain of COVID19 infections across Australia. In Queensland, whilst the numbers of confirmed cases in this latest outbreak are still low, the state government, through Queensland Health, are taking proactive steps to attempt to keep those numbers low.

v35#18 TAX TIME - UPDATE YOUR DETAILS

In this edition - This year, your union fee statement will be emailed to your personal email address. Please ensure that your email address is up to date along with any other changes such as change of address or any of your contact details including station, rank, and bank account details. Please forward your changes to [email protected], update on our website here or contact your union office directly on 1800 816 589.

v35#17 2 X 2.5% WAGE RISES – 1 JULY 2021 & 1 JANUARY 2022

In this edition - I wanted to take the opportunity to build on the good news from the Code 2 (V35/#16) dated 11 June 2021 outlining the new pay points many of you will immediately be eligible for, or will soon be eligible for, from 1 July 2021.

v35#16 NEW PAY POINTS FROM 1 JULY 2021

In this edition - From 1 July 2021, in accordance with Schedule 1 of CA19, members will be entitled to these new pay points (with the exception of the rank of Firefighter as their new pay point [PP2] commenced on 1 July 2020).

v35#15 SAFE CREWING TASK FORCE MEETINGS

In this edition - In June and July, your state office will be visiting a range of representative work locations across all seven regions to seek member input on Safe Crewing Task Force (SCTF) matters, including what safe and full crewing means at your specific work location, what solutions you can identify, and any other information about the issues that restrict safe and full crewing.

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