Firefighters forced to rely on rental van as faulty new trucks pulled
National Secretary Wattie Watson, National Vice President Joe Stanley and Northern Branch Vice President James Hall were privileged to be greeted by Australian Federal Greens MP Adam Bandt at Parliament House. Adam was a driving force behind achieving presumptive legislation for firefighters introducing the Federal Bill that was passed in 2011. A great friend of firefighters globally.
The NZPFU has fielded a series of complaints regarding the non-payment of allowances that are later found to be payable.
The 31st NZPFU Annual Conference is commencing in Invercargill today at 1pm.
Cracks in the steel support structures of the lockers have been discovered on two MAN type-3 fire trucks and FENZ is now instigating an inspection programme
to check all 47 trucks.
Well a lot has happened since my last blog. Firstly, thanks to everyone who sent in their submissions on the proposals for the organisational structure and application of rank. An unprecedented level of engagement from our membership since the 90’s!
The NZPFU stands in solidarity with Unite to have the Sky City workplaces appropriately tested and decontaminated after the toxic Convention Centre fire and any workplace illnesses recognised.
We're going blue in the month formerly known as November to show our support for Movember. Movember stands for tackling prostate cancer, testicular
cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.
The NZPFU has sought the assistance of the Employment Relations Authority in its dispute claiming the proposed organisational structure appointment process is in breach of the NZPFU collective agreement.
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