The Union has filed two Notices of Strike Action to commence at 0800 hours on 27 August 2009 and to conclude at 0800 hours on 3 September 2009.

The nature of the Strikes is:

No.1

  1. A ban on the use of any computer keyboard mouse by any Union member other than
    (a) Union members employed in the Northern, Central or Southern Communications Centres
    (b) Union members who are trainee firefighters on training course NTC 0309
    (c) Union members engaged in training the trainee firefighters on training course NTC 0309;
    and

  2. A ban on all work by Union members on Red, Brown, Blue, Green or Yellow Watch, other than responding to emergency incidents and restoring appliances to operational readiness. This ban will not apply to Union members employed in the Northern, Central or Southern Communications Centres.

The strike will commence at 0800 hours on 27 August 2009 and will conclude at 0800 hours on 3 September 2009.

The strike will be continuous.

The strike will occur at all Fire Stations, Regional Offices and Training Centres in New Zealand (but excluding the Northern, Central and Southern Communications Centres).

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No.2

  1. A ban on the processing of the closing off of incidents by Union members;
    and

  2. A ban on the auditing of any greater alarm incidents by Union members.

The strike will commence at 0800 hours on 27 August 2009 and will conclude at 3 September 2009.

The strike will be continuous

The strike will occur at the Northern, Central and Southern Communications Centres.

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