Hawkes Bay Local hosts 33rd NZPFU Annual Conference

The Hawkes Bay Local hosted the 33rd NZPFU Annual Conference in Napier this week.  Due to Covid restrictions some attended virtually. 

In addition to required union business, reports on uniform, appliances, training and equipment, the Conference heard from an ACC law specialist Angela Brown from John Miller Law on toxicology panel process and claims, fatigue and sleep specialist Professor Leigh Signal, Winnipeg Firefighters Union President Alex Forrest on recent developments in occupational cancer, and an update on the United Firefighters Union of Australia campaigns from National President Greg McConville.

FENZ National Commander Kerry Gregory and DCE People Brendan Nally appeared by video conference and were asked about Tranche 2, mandatory vaccinations, VSO workloads and the state of appliances, stations and uniform.

In unity,
Wattie Watson
National Secretary

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