Alex Forrest continues to push for presumptive legislation

International expert/firefighter/lawyer and Winnipeg Firefighters Union President Alex Forrest made the most of every opportunity while here in NZ to push for presumptive legislation to recognise firefighters occupational cancers.

Thursday and Friday included more meetings with MPs and advisors to the Minister for ACC.

Late on Friday night he recorded an interview with Newstalk ZB which will go to air at 9.05am tomorrow Sunday. Listen in and call in to put your support behind the campaign.

Alex started the long journey home in the wee hours of Saturday morning and we will keep the momentum up.

The NZPFU and all of our members extend are deep gratitude to Alex, the IAFF and Alex’s Winnipeg membership for the time that Alex has dedicated to our campaign. He has balanced his own union and IAFF commitments with our campaign and his involvement and media presences has been invaluable.

The next step is to get a Bill on the Parliamentary agenda.

In unity,
Wattie Watson
National Secretary

Related Articles

VIEW ALL VIEW ALL

NZPFU Branch Election 2022

Nominations are called for the position of Vice-President for the Southern Branch.


Central Branch Vice President Election Results

I declare RIK WALSH duly elected to the position of Central Branch Vice President.


Central Branch election voting closes on Thursday

NZPFU Central Branch members are reminded the election for the Central Branch Vice President position closes this Thursday 13th January at 1700 hours.