The UFU ACT Branch, representing the industrial and professional interests of career firefighters in the ACT, has made a submission to the ACT Government advocating some high priority initiatives for funding in the 2018-19 Budget. These cover issues such as the recruitment of firefighters to address shortages, the purchase of a new pumper-aerial appliance, building of a new … [Read more...]
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This notice foreshadows the establishment of a Retired Members' Division of the United Firefighters' Union - ACT Branch in line with Rule 87 of the Rules of the UFU. Consistent with Regulation 126 of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Regulations 2009, notice is hereby given of an alteration to the rules of the United Firefighters' Union - ACT Branch to establish a … [Read more...]
On 28 September 2017, the Branch Committee of Management of the UFU ACT agreed to establish a Retired Members Division. This initiative requires a change to the Branch Rules. Under existing UFU ACT Branch Rule 87, unless objections are received by 26 October 2017 the rule change will take effect. The notice about this change is … [Read more...]
The latest Signal 7 is out: Signal 7 9 October 2017 Amongst other things, it provides updates on Enterprise Bargaining, Comcen, recruitment action, the retirement of Graeme Gallagher and consequent changes in your BCOM. On enterprise bargaining, a UFU Members’ General Meeting is planned for Thursday, 19 October @ 18.30 pm in the Stromlo Room, Woden Tradies, Cnr. … [Read more...]
A change to the UFU ACT Branch rules to establish a Retired Members' Division, similar to Victoria's, is proposed. The proposed change is intended to ensure that UFU members are able to maintain contact with the union and with each other in retirement. It reflects a shift in the UFU’s emphasis on firefighter wellness to encompass wellness in retirement. For example … [Read more...]