Members are hereby advised that a dispute now exists between the Auckland Local and the New Zealand Fire Service, Auckland Region, over the unilateral imposition of additional targets for the 405 programme and additional work with the 408 training, without consultation, as required by Part 6 Schedule 5 Clause 6.5.3 of the Collective Agreement for Uniformed and Communication Centre Employees.

As the peace clause has now been invoked,

until such time as this dispute is resolved, no further 405 inspections or 408 training will be undertaken by members of the Auckland Local.

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