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Fire Service pay talks continue

At a meeting between the Fire Brigades Union and the National Fire Service Employers today, 18th June 2002, the Employers indicated that they will be returning to the talks on 9th July, with specific proposals for the pay of Professional firefighters. The full outcome of this meeting has been...

12,000 firefighters demonstrate in Trafalgar Square

12,000 Firefighters and Emergency Fire Control staff from all over the United Kingdom today (11 June 2002), marched through London in support of their claim for more pay. FBU Members are demanding an increase in pay to take the annual wage of a Professional Firefighter to £30,000 per year....

Firefighters march in capital

Thousands of firefighters are set to March through London tomorrow (11 June 2002) in support of their recent pay claim. Firefighters and Emergency Fire Control staff from all over the UK will be assembling at 12.00pm in Malet Street, London WC1, ready to March to Trafalgar Square for a rally in...

FBU formalises £30,000 pay claim for firefighters

Fire Brigades Union leaders are meeting with Fire Service National Employers tomorrow (28th May) to formalise the £30,000 pay claim demanded by delegates at the FBU National Conference. The meeting is taking place at 12.30pm in Mander Hall at Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD. The...

FBU to retain links with the Labour Party

The Fire Brigades Union Executive Council today at their Annual Conference in Bridlington, successfully defeated an attempt to jeopardise the FBU’s links with Labour. Following a passionate statement to the Annual Conference by the General Secretary, Andy Gilchrist, delegates agreed to maintain...

Firefighters demand £30,000

Delegates attending the Annual Conference of the Fire Brigades Union, in Bridlington today, voted unanimously to pursue an increase in wages to take the pay of Professional Firefighters and Emergency Fire Control Staff to £30,000 with a new formula to maintain this rate for the future. Currently...

FBU briefing on Fire Service pay

The Fire Brigades Union will be holding a press conference at approximately 3.30pm on the 15th May, in the North Solarium of the Spa Conference Centre in Bridlington. Fire Brigades Union delegates from all over the United Kingdom will be debating and voting on an Emergency Resolution on pay (...

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