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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Annual General Meeting

With Auckland remaining at Level 3 in the Covid-19 lockdown, the Auckland Local has made the decision to conduct this year’s Annual General Meeting via zoom on Wednesday 3 November commencing at 10 a.m.


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It has been brought to the Auckland Local’s attention that it has been discovered that the TFT 25mm Gforce hosereel nozzles are designed to a European specification, which is for low pressure nozzles, and have a maximum working pressure of 16 bar (1600 kPa) instead of the hose reel pressure version specified at 40 bar (4000 kPa).