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MAN Type 3 trucks with cracks still not repaired and no timeline provided

FENZ Deputy CE Organisational Strategy & Capability Development Russell Wood has provided an update on the repair of the MAN Type 3 trucks waiting repairs for the cracks issues but was unable to provide any timeline or clear solution.


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NZPFU seeks leave to appeal Employment Court decision

The NZPFU National Committee met by teleconference this afternoon to discuss the Employment Court decision which was issued last week. The NZPFU’s legal team had considered the decision and provided their opinion to the National Committee.


TRANCHE 2B UPDATE

Membership survey reveals FRMOs feel highly undervalued and not supported and don't think the new structure will improve community safety.


New Type 3 Project Update

The NZPFU Type 3 Project representatives have provided the following update. 


National level 2 structural Firefighting PPE, and unified uniform wearer trials

Recently we asked members to pause any involvement in either of these trials until we were able to determine the safety of the proposed PPE and Uniform.


Employment Court Decision

The attached Employment Court Decision rules against the NZPFU but this may not be the end of the matter.


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The NZPFU is a key partner with Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Through reducing the likelihood of unwanted fires, reducing consequences from emergencies and helping build resilient communities we contribute to a safer environment for New Zealanders.

Our members serve their communities to protect and preserve life, property and the environment. NZPFU representatives are based on all career fire stations. There are also 19 Union Locals in the major metropolitan and principal centres where career firefighters are employed. 

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