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Code 2 : v35#25 QFES/SOU 17.5% INJUNCTION – SOME RELEVANT INFORMATION

In this edition - I wanted to keep you informed and updated on the QFES/SOU QIRC matter because I am aware of discussions happening at your work locations. However, based on legal advice, I can only talk a bit more about how we got to where we are.

Code 2 : v35#24 RECRUIT ‘OPERATIONAL FOCUSED ABILITIES TEST’ – STANDARDS AGREED TO FOR NEXT 5 YEARS

In this edition - For some years, your union has been working to repair your confidence in operational firefighter recruitment.

Code 2 : v35#23 QFES/SOU 17.5% - WHAT IS THE SOU QIRC APPLICATION ALL ABOUT?

In this edition - It has been reported to me that SOU members are either possibly deliberately or probably accidentally creating confusion throughout the regions about the subject matter of their union’s application to the QIRC.

Code 2 : v35# 22 QFES/SOU 17.5% CASE – UPDATE

In this edition - Following on from Code 2’s dated 2 and 5 July 2021, I can provide the following brief update on the progress of the QFES and SOU case against eligible members obtaining the 17.5% loading on their annual leave, as provided for by the state government last October.

Code 2 : v35#21 SOU / QFES 17.5% CASE UPDATE

In this edition - I reported to you on Friday 2 July 2021 that the QFES Senior Officers Union (SOU) had lodged an application to obtain an injunction against QFES being able to provide eligible UFUQ members with 17.5% annual leave loading.

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The United Firefighters' Union in Queensland represents Urban firefighters, both career, part-time, Scientific Officers and Communication Officers. The union is made up of members throughout the state of Queensland, as far as Thursday Island to the North and to the borders of our great state. READ MORE