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October, 2022

St. John Enterprise Agreement – Bargaining Update – October

21 October, 2022

The Victorian Ambulance Union Incorporated met with representatives from St. John on Tuesday, 18 October 2022, to continue bargaining for an Enterprise Agreement. In the meeting, the VAU received a response from our offer for a classification structure that included 7 years of service.

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October, 2022

PTO 100 Hours of Supervised Practice – is your employer complying with the amended regulations?

11 October, 2022

If VAU members are concerned about whether their employer is complying with the Regulations in relation to the PTO 100 hours of ATA/CI supervised ‘active patient care’, or any other matter in relation to Regulations compliance, please contact the Victorian Ambulance Union.

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October, 2022

ESTA Enterprise Bargaining Branch Meetings for VAU Members

10 October, 2022

In preparation for enterprise bargaining, which is to commence in January 2023, the VAU together with the CWU and UFU will be commencing member meetings. Read for more information....

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September, 2022

St. John Enterprise Agreement – Bargaining Update – September

23 September, 2022

The VAU has conducted member meetings to seek the response of our members to St. John’s wage offer. Our members overwhelmingly rejected the wage offer. Read on for more detail.

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September, 2022

NPT Bargaining Update

08 September, 2022

After discussion at a recent member meeting, held on 17 August, it was agreed that a revised wage claim would be presented to NPT. Read on for more detail..

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August, 2022

ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE – BACKPAY

09 August, 2022

The VAU, on behalf of their RFDS members, filed an application for an urgent listing with the Fair Work Commission in relation to RFDS’s failure to conduct shift allowance reconciliations and make payment of any amounts owing.

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August, 2022

Monash University Fees – MICA Course

04 August, 2022

The Victorian Ambulance Union Incorporated has received a lot of complaints and concerns regarding payment of fees for the Monash University MICA course. Our advice is not to pay any of your own money to Monash University. You should not have to pay for AV’s incompetence.

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August, 2022

PORTABLE LONG SERVICE LEAVE FOR PATIENT TRANSPORT – IT’S TIME!

03 August, 2022

The VAU has recently written to the Victorian Government seeking significant improvements to the working conditions of our Patient Transport Ambulance members.

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July, 2022

St. John Ambulance Enterprise Agreement Bargaining Update – July/August

28 July, 2022

The VAU are strongly advocating to improve conditions for St John employees. We do not see St John’s position on wages as a sustainable position in bargaining as members have made it clear that increasing their wages is the number one priority.