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FBU condemns murder of George Floyd

Firefighters take the knee
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has spoken out about the atrocious killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, by white police officers in Minnesota, USA, which sparked anti-racism protests across the world.  The FBU’s Black and Ethnic Minority Members (B&EMM) section said they were “...

Firefighters honour fallen colleagues on Firefighters’ Memorial Day

On 4 May, firefighters, MPs and the public came together for Firefighters’ Memorial Day to remember the firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty. At midday, on-duty firefighters across the UK stood outside their fire stations for a minute’s silence and sounded sirens in honour...

WE NEED YOU: FBU explores pension compensation claims

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) is looking at potential compensation claims for members who suffered unlawful age discrimination following the 2015 attacks on firefighter pensions. The union is asking all affected members who did not file a claim in 2015 to register on the FBU website. The action...