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FBU to recall Conference

The Fire Brigades Union’s National Executive Council have today agreed to recall the Union’s Annual Conference on 12th September 2002 and will recommend a ballot for national strike action in the UK Fire Service for the first time in 25 years’. Last ditch talks today have broken down, with the...

Poll reveals strong public backing for firefighters pay claim

Seven out of ten people back the Fire Brigades Union’s pay campaign, reveals an opinion poll report published today (September 2nd). As the FBU meets with the National Fire Service Employers in last ditch talks today the poll reveals that nearly half of the British Public would support a national...

5,000 firefighters march through Glasgow

5,000 Firefighters’ and Emergency Fire Control staff today have marched through the centre of Glasgow to a rally in George Square in support of their £30,000 pay claim. Tomorrow (23rd July), is the final meeting between the Fire Brigades Union and the Fire Service National Employers to try and...

Firefighters to demonstrate in Glasgow

As part of the Fire Brigades Union ongoing campaign for an increase in pay to £30,000 for Professional Firefighters and Emergency Fire Control Staff, FBU members from all over the UK will be marching through Glasgow on Monday 22nd July. The March starts at 12.30 from Blythswood Square, Glasgow...

Fire pay talks continue

The Fire Brigades Union national negotiating team today met with representatives of the National Fire Service employers to discuss the Fire Brigades Union’s national pay claim of £30,000 for professional firefighters and emergency fire control staff. Today’s meeting was the third meeting of the...

Fire Brigades Union re-affirms affiliation to Labour Party

Contrary to several reports in the media recently the Fire Brigades Union wish to make clear that our Annual Conference in May 2002 RE-AFFIRMED OUR AFFILIATION TO THE LABOUR PARTY. The Fire Brigades Union has NOT disaffiliated from the Labour Party and has not cut our funding from the Party....

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