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Fire Brigades Union announces strike on 25th February for proposed reform of firefighter pension schemesFire Brigades Union announces strike on 25th February for proposed reform of firefighter pension schemes
Operational firefighters who recently left the service have been re-employed for strike periods As part of the ongoing national dispute between the Fire...
Fire Brigades Union General Secretary highlights 2007 as the worst year for firefighter deathsFire Brigades Union General Secretary highlights 2007 as the worst year for firefighter deaths
The report highlights severe problems with use of breathing apparatus and inadequate training Clifford Cox, 53, collapsed on Saturday at his fire station in...
Suffolk Fire Crews warns of legal action in case of Emergency Fire Control closure proceedingsSuffolk Fire Crews warns of legal action in case of Emergency Fire Control closure proceedings
Suffolk fire crew plans for legal action if decision is taken to close Suffolks 999 control room On 7th December fire chiefs urged County Councillors to vote...
Humberside firefighters on a campaign against job cutsHumberside firefighters on a campaign against job cuts
The job cuts in fire services can lead to poor qulality of attending emergency calls and safety risks Humberside Fire and Rescue Service has released...
Closure threat to Suffolk 999 Centre warns FBUClosure threat to Suffolk 999 Centre warns FBU
999 fire calls to be transferred to Cambridgeshire due to closing of the lpswich control centre Emergency fire calls in Suffolk could soon be answered outside...
FBU members to campaign for the protection of fire and rescue services in ScotlandFBU members to campaign for the protection of fire and rescue services in Scotland
Firefighters and emergency fire control staff will gather on the Scottish Parliament to promote their campaign Fire Brigades Union members from the...
Fire and Rescue Services need resources to tackle emergenciesFire and Rescue Services need resources to tackle emergencies
FBU demands a legal change to guarantee resources with fire and rescue services to tackle emergencies FBU demanded for change in law to ensure fire crews...
Strike threat to be dealt strategicallyStrike threat to be dealt strategically
Measures are being taken to tackle with strike initiated by FBU against cuts Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has been in a 14-month dispute with the EFA over...
Panel meeting for new fire crew shifts patternsPanel meeting for new fire crew shifts patterns
London Fire Commissioner Ron Dobson A meeting is due to be held to try to reach an agreement over new shift patterns for London firefighters and prevent...
The Cuts Agenda: Coleman thinks London has too many fire enginesThe Cuts Agenda: Coleman thinks London has too many fire engines
Brian Coleman Fire Authority's Chairman thinks that London has surplus fire engines Fire Brigades Union claims that the cuts agenda...
Withdrawal of 27 fire engines sparks anger in Fire Brigade UnionWithdrawal of 27 fire engines sparks anger in Fire Brigade Union
The London Fire Brigade has withdrawn 27 fire engines from its fleet The sudden withdrawal of fire engines has brought fire safety at stake within the city of...
Essex FBU secretary: Essex FBU secretary: "Chief needs a change of heart, not just a change of tune"
Essex Fire Brigade Union Secretarywants Chief to change hisheart not just tune Keith Flynn, Essex FBU Secretary: “Chief needs a change of heart, not...
Strike dates for London announced by Fire Brigade UnionStrike dates for London announced by Fire Brigade Union
 London firefighters will raise their voice against LFCDA to get their demands approved There would be a strike by FBU firefighters to protest against...
Fire and Rescue services to witness 10,000 job losses warns FBUFire and Rescue services to witness 10,000 job losses warns FBU
There would be a 25 per cent cut in jobs from fire and rescue services according to the government plans FBU will oppose these draconian attacks on an...
Faulty fire detection equipment needs to be kept away, announces Hereford fire chiefFaulty fire detection equipment needs to be kept away, announces Hereford fire chief
The complete process of responding to a faulty fire alarm is a waste for professionals and the resources Earlier in the month, the Fire Industry Association...
FBU challenges FBU challenges "complete lunacy" of cuts in fire and rescue threatened in CSR
FBU has condemned the government’s cuts agenda The Fire Brigades Union has condemned the government’s cuts agenda in its submission to the...
New firefighter pension and retirement provisions anger Fire Brigade UnionNew firefighter pension and retirement provisions anger Fire Brigade Union
Increased retirement age and pension proposals are not being accepted by the fire service professionals Firefighting is a very physical profession. To...
Fire Brigade Union asks Conservatives to Fire Brigade Union asks Conservatives to "stop dithering" on FireControl
Eric Pickles, Minister for Communities and Local Goverment and Clive Betts,Chair of Communities Select Committee Fire Brigades Union has challenged Tory...
Fire Brigade Union warns of industrial accident in response to new shift patternsFire Brigade Union warns of industrial accident in response to new shift patterns
London firefighters are demanding change in working hours According to firefighters union, the brigade's management has started issuing letters of dismissal...
London Fire Brigade takes next step on firefighter shift plansLondon Fire Brigade takes next step on firefighter shift plans
Formal consultation process with theFBU on its future changes to start and finish times of shifts for firefighters London Fire Brigade began the process of...


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