NSW Firefighter media alert @FBEU : NSW firefighters to hold meeting at 10am today to vote on total strike action #FRNSW #FBEU
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NSW firefighters to hold meeting at 10am today to vote on total strike action
NSW firefighters will today (Thursday, 21 June) hold a meeting at 10am to vote on a motion to commence immediate total strike action for every member in the Sydney, Newcastle, Central Coast, and Wollongong areas.
The proposed strike will be in response to the draconian workers compensation cuts proposed by the O’Farrell Government. NSW firefighters will demand the same exemptions granted to police, coal miners, RFS and other emergency volunteers.
If the motion is passed strike action will commence from 1300 today.
FBEU State Secretary Jim Casey will be contactable for comment from 0600, Thursday 21 June.
Where: FBEU Offices, 1-7 Belmore St, Surry Hills
When: 10am, 20 June. Media opportunity outside from 10:30am
Contact: Jim Casey (FBEU State Sec) 0419 267 555
Darin Sullivan (FBEU Pres) 0422 436 044
Anil Lambert (Mountain Media) 0416 426 722