Tory austerity means making us less safe, writes DIANE ABBOTT
Saturday 28th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Union hits out at Tories as Met reports worsen
Saturday 14th Jan 2017
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
FIREFIGHTERS took the government to court yesterday over a new pension scheme that discriminates against younger crew members.
Fire service employers in England and Wales are defending the scheme, under which the affected workers will have to save more than 85 per cent of their wages...
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Ministers told to end ‘Scrooge-like’ public-sector pay cap
Friday 23rd Dec 2016
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
JIM MALONE writes on the FBU’s uphill battle to deliver desperately needed equipment to the dangerously underequipped firefighters in the occupied West Bank
Monday 5th Dec 2016
- 10,000 firefighter jobs cut
- Assault on professional standards
Wednesday 30th Nov 2016
A REVIEW of Britain’s fire and rescue services has been branded “incompetent, irrelevant and misleading” by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU).
The supposedly independent Adrian Thomas review into working conditions in the fire and rescue service is published today, some...
Friday 4th Nov 2016
Government putting lives at risk, says union
Wednesday 26th Oct 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
SHOCKED unions accused the government yesterday of building new schools that are death traps for children.
The Department of Education issues guidance on what fire safety and prevention measures should be installed when a new school is built.
It ised to require all new schools...
Tuesday 18th Oct 2016
The FBU has also submitted motions to Congress on immediate industrial issues facing our members.
We believe the future of the fire and rescue service is now at stake. Since 2010, budget cuts have meant almost 10,000 front-line firefighter jobs across the UK have been axed — that...
Monday 12th Sep 2016