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NZPFU WINS PUBLIC HOLIDAY PAYMENT DISPUTE

The Employment Relations Authority has determined that firefighters working overtime on a public holiday must be paid 1.5 times the overtime rate as the overtime rate is the relevant daily pay.


NZPFU and FENZ in mediation this week

The NZPFU will continue to push for guaranteed staffing, proper processes for procuring and maintaining appliances and equipment and fair wages when the parties again meet in mediation this week.


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NZPFU ESCALATES STRIKE ACTION

This afternoon the NZPFU issued the attached notices of escalated strike action.


NZPFU advises no involvement in FENZ Volunteer Support Function Review including survey

Members are advised that it is not in their interests to participate in FENZ’s Volunteer Support Function Review including the survey until further notice.


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World Health Organisation declares firefighting as carcinogenic to humans

There can now be absolutely no room for controversy or complacency with the World Health Organisation determining firefighting is Group 1A carcinogenic to humans – the highest rating for carcinogenic status.


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Government removes firefighters from Covid-19 vaccination mandate

As of 11.59pm on 7 July 2022 firefighters will no longer be covered by the Covid-19 mandatory vaccination Health Order.


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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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