Pay discussions: Scotland

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Dear Brother / Sister Pay Discussions: Scotland As you will be aware, discussions on pay and conditions with representatives of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) have been ongoing for a...

Firefighters in Scotland force new pay offer

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Firefighters in Scotland have forced their employer back to the drawing board, after raising serious concerns about their latest pay, terms and conditions offer. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service...

SFRS pay and conditions update

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On 3rd July the President and I attended a meeting of the Scottish Regional Committee to discuss developments around the pay and conditions offer made by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. Please...

Protesting against the politics of hate

On 16 March thousands of trade unionists and anti-racists will take to the streets of London, Cardiff and Glasgow to protest the politics of hate, writes Eastern Regional Secretary Riccardo la Torre. I and fellow firefighters will be joining them, continuing the Fire Brigades Union’s proud history...

James Watt Street fire 50 years on

50 years on from the James Watt Street fire which killed 22 people, Denise Christie, Scottish secretary, reflects on the events of 18 November 1968. The James Watt Street fire, a fatal factory fire in Glasgow, was notable for the huge loss of life, with 22 employees killed and trapped in a building...

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