Ambulance Strike

Members will be aware that some St Johns Ambulance officers are taking industrial action by not attending non-emergency commercial events as a way of impacting St John’s income.

The NZPFU support the First Union’s Ambulance members taking this action and in case members are concerned, we have expressly told the National Operations Manager that our members will not be used in place of ambulance workers at these events. We don’t expect there to be any instances or problems.

Members are asked that they report any abuse of the MOU with St Johns to the Office. The MOU that is currently being reviewed, in terms of Union members, allows for Career Firefighters to respond to Purple calls only (apart from Silverdale).

Any diversion from this is a serious breach of the MOU.

We will keep members up to date should the industrial action change.

Related Articles

VIEW ALL VIEW ALL

Season’s Greetings and Office Hours

The Auckland Local wishes all members a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The Auckland Office will be closed from the afternoon of Friday 23 December 2022, reopening on Monday 9 January 2023.


Ratification Meeting next Tuesday 13th Dec at 5pm

As you will be well aware by now, we have finally reached an agreed term of settlement in the negotiation for a new CEA. The NZPFU is recommending members accept it and ratify the settlement offer. The National Committee has completely wrung out the sponge for every possible drop of benefit to members, and it's now our turn to act.


Breaking News

SIGNIFICANT SETTLEMENT OFFERED TO NZPFU MEMBERS

Christmas cheer may have come a little earlier for NZPFU members with the NZPFU National Committee today releasing and recommending ratification of a proposed settlement with FENZ. After 18 gruelling months of negotiations and six months of industrial action including all NZPFU members walking off the job twice, the NZPFU members have just received the detail of the proposed settlement that the NZPFU recommends members’ accept.