With the upcoming Fire Service Examinations, members are reminded of the position regarding the granting of Leave.

This is found in the Collective Agreement at Part 5.6.6

On-Duty Staff
Where staff are on-duty, they shall be released from duty and a call-back arranged to cover the time of absence.

Off-Duty Staff
Where staff are off-duty, they shall be paid at a rate of ordinary time for the period they are sitting the examinations.On-Duty Staff – Part A/B of S.O. Examinations 
 
Where on-duty staff are sitting either Part A or Part B of the Station Officer Examination, they shall be required to work the remaining part of their shift and any call-back organized accordingly.

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