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January, 2023

Two Successful VAU Member Outcomes at the FWC

20 January, 2023

The Victorian Ambulance Union Incorporated has had success at the Fair Work Commission (FWC) with two recent Agreement disputes. Two of our members are to be commended on their resilience, determination, and professionalism with bringing their matters forward.

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13
January, 2023

AV Bargaining Log of Claims – FAQ

13 January, 2023

Victorian Ambulance Union Incorporated has been collecting suggestions from members for inclusion in our log of claims to bargain for a new EBA. This post is intended to answer some of the common questions that have come up.

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21
December, 2022

Ambulance Victoria Enterprise Bargaining – Log of claims – Update

21 December, 2022

The VAU have received 427 emails and 683 suggestions for improvements to the wages and working conditions of AV employees. The VAU is in the process of collating all suggestions into a DRAFT document.

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16
January, 2023

Surge Transition MOU to End

16 January, 2023

The MOU ends at midnight tonight (16 January 2023) and no further rostering of surge responders into paramedic shifts should occur from that time.

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22
November, 2022

New MICA Resources and De-Privatisation of NEPT

22 November, 2022

The VAU recently attended a press conference with Premier Daniel Andrews to hear election commitments in relation to matters that the union has been specifically advocating for over recent months. Specifically MICA and NEPT.

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15
November, 2022

2023 ESTA Enterprise Bargaining – Final Reminder for Log of Claims ideas

15 November, 2022

The VAU has conducted meetings with members prior to several visits to all SECCs with the CWU and UFU. In these meetings we asked to hear from members about what should be included in their future ESTA Enterprise Agreement.

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04
November, 2022

MICA Training

04 November, 2022

The VAU has received numerous complaints from MICA Paramedic Trainees about the MICA training program extending over the last several intakes. We are keen to hear of negative experiences from members undertaking the MICA program. Please forward any concerns or examples to the VAU.

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04
November, 2022

MICA Flight Wage Progression

04 November, 2022

Members who have completed all requirements of MFP training and are working as an MFP but are only being paid MFP rates of pay on a higher duties basis should lodge a formal grievance under clause 11 of the Agreement.

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04
November, 2022

Branch Culture Reviews

04 November, 2022

The VAU is keen to hear of experiences of members who have taken part in any branch cultural reviews. Please forward any concerns or examples to the VAU.