Category Archives: Industrial Action

Official document proves London Fire Brigade misled public on danger of Dagenham fire during strike, say firefighters

An official document reveals how London Fire Brigade managers misled the public over the seriousness of a fire in Dagenham during a strike by firefighters, the Fire Brigades Union in London has said. During industrial action over pensions on 2 more »

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Mass picnic and festival to mark 30 years since ‘Battle of Orgreave’ in Miners’ Strike

A mass picnic and festival will be held at Catcliffe Recreation Ground on the anniversary of the ‘Battle of Orgreave’, campaigners have announced.

Posted in Industrial Action, Press releases 2013 |

Essex fire chiefs ‘putting public at risk’ by playing Scrooge with staff in New Year, say firefighters

Essex fire chiefs are putting the people and communities of Essex at unnecessarily increased risk by notifying all wholetime firefighters they will not be paid and are not required to report for duty in the small hours of New Year’s more »

Posted in Disputes, Industrial Action, Press releases 2013 |

Firefighters in England and Wales will strike over pensions ‘until government negotiates a solution’

Firefighters in England and Wales will strike for the fifth and sixth times this weekend, between 6pm and 10pm on both Friday 13 and Saturday 14 December. Matt Wrack, Fire Brigades Union General Secretary, said: “It’s now been almost two more »

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[681MW] Industrial Action : Pensions in the Fire Service

CIRCULAR 2013HOC0681MW TO: ALL MEMBERS IN ENGLAND AND WALES (EXCEPT CONTROL MEMBERS*) 5 December 2013 Dear Brother / Sister INDUSTRIAL ACTION : PENSIONS IN THE FIRE SERVICE Call for industrial action Members have been informed of the result of the more »

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Firefighters in England and Wales to strike next weekend

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has announced that its members in England and Wales will take strike action again next weekend, Friday 13 and Saturday 14 December, both from 18:00 to 22:00. These will be the fifth and sixth strikes more »

Posted in Industrial Action, Pensions, Press releases 2013 |