Not going to #PayRise rally? Read Frances O’Grady’s message here

Not going to #PayRise rally? Read Frances O’Grady’s message here

TUC general secretary invites people to write to their MPs to demand fair pay for public servants More »

To affiliate or not affiliate, that is the question … how unions work informally with the Labour Party

To affiliate or not affiliate, that is the question … how unions work informally with the Labour Party

The final part of our LRD series focuses on how the AEU and PCS lobby for policy changes More »

“The time for action is now” – Mark Serwotka on his union’s pay campaign

“The time for action is now” – Mark Serwotka on his union’s pay campaign

PCS general secretary says there has never been an important time to step up campaigning More »

BECTU and the Labour Party – where do they go from here?

BECTU and the Labour Party – where do they go from here?

Part two of the LRD series looks at what happened when BECTU merged with Prospect More »

Labour and the unions: forging stronger links?

Labour and the unions: forging stronger links?

Since Jeremy Corbyn became Labour Party leader, several unions that were not Labour-affiliated have been considering their relationship with the party More »

 

Tag Archives: FBU

Over to you, Minister – FBU waits on Mourdant to help resolve pensions dispute

The FBU has written to Fire Minister Penny Mordaunt in a renewed attempt to persuade her to open a dialogue to resolve its long-running pensions dispute. In the letter FBU assistant general secretary Andy Dark writes: “FBU negotiators are available to meet any time including

FBU pours cold water on cuts report

Think-tank Reform says Boris Johnson is not making enough cuts to London fire service

Injured firefighters should be entitled to compensation, says FBU

Union says members risk their lives every day, enduring pain, loss of earnings and permanent damage

Government “sneaks out” firefighters’ pension change

FBU has warned that plans to force firefighters in England to pay more for their pensions could backfire, as younger firefighters opt out of the scheme rather than pay increased rates of up to 13.5%

FBU calls on Boris to abandon plans to close stations after dramatic rescue

A woman owes to her life to firefighters from a station earmarked for closure by London's mayor

Firefighters’ flooding funding clamours for firm footing

Incidents of flooding doubled last year, but without any guaranteed money from government

FBU calls on trade unionists to sign anti-privatisation petition

Union asks for support to save our fire and rescue services

Mega-brigade will not save more lives, says FBU

Merging Avon with Devon and Somerset fire and rescue service is a diversion that will not improve the service to the public, the FBU has warned. The union was responding to yesterday’s surprise announcement by the two fire authority chairs

MPs condemn fire service privatisation plans

Parliamentarians say they want a fire service that puts the public first