CODE 2, VOL 30, NO 10 : 03 MARCH 2016

Election vacancies – Branch Committee of Management

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has announced the dates for the election for the Committee of Management positions of the United Firefighters’ Union of Australia, Queensland Branch.

Please click here to see the position that is to be filled.

Nominations open on MONDAY 14TH MARCH 2016, and will close at 5:00pm on FRIDAY 1ST APRIL 2016.

PLEASE NOTE THE OPENING AND CLOSING DATES CAREFULLY.

NOMINATIONS MUST BE LODGED BY POST OR HAND DELIVERED TO THE AEC OR YOUR UNION OFFICE.

Nomination forms are available by contacting the Union office on 07 3844 0366, or by clicking on the above link.

Reminder for all members regarding workers’ compensation

I remind members that if you are applying for, or considering applying for workers’ compensation, it is vital that you speak to your local UFUQ representative about your application.  If possible, speak to someone from your union prior to your application being submitted.

It is important to remember that WorkCover Queensland are fundamentally an insurer. They provide QFES, as your employer, with a workers’ compensation insurance policy for which QFES pay a premium. WorkCover Queensland, as the insurer, and QFES, as the policy holder, have an interest in keeping premiums to a minimum.

As a result, there are many pitfalls in the workers’ compensation process and only you and your union has your best interests at heart.

Your union can provide you with the best advice, based on your circumstances, to maximise the likelihood of your application being accepted.

Update your details

If you have changed your address or any of your contact details, including station, rank, bank account details or personal email address, please forward your changes to [email protected], update on our website here or contact your union office directly on 1800 816 589.

Please be aware that pay office do not provide us with any of your changed details.

 

John Oliver - State Secretary