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Please complete the Staff Survey

Dear Colleague We are issuing this communication jointly to encourage all staff members to support and respond to the staff survey. It is crucial that we collectively understand how staff feel about working in the organisation.  It helps both managers

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The NWC AGM is to be held at Wortley Hall, Sheffield on Monday 20th November 2017

The NWC AGM is to be held at Wortley Hall, Sheffield on Monday 20th November 2017. Issues that are affecting you can be voiced and heard in this motion based AGM. So if you’d like to get involved, speak to

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Cessation of Trials of EMR and Other Work

Dear Brother/Sister Cessation of Trials of EMR and Other Work The Executive Council met today to report and discuss the outcomes of the membership consultation which commenced on 23 August 2017. The wider outcomes of that meeting will be the

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Pay Consultation Result

Dear Brother/Sister Pay Consultation Result Following a democratic consultation with our members, the FBU has decided not to accept the proposals on pay made by our employers. The reasons for this rejection varied between members and across different parts of

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Parliamentary Lobby 17th October Volunteers Needed

The Brigade Secretary will be taking a small group of delegates to lobby parliament on the 17th October, HOWEVER we are targeting marginal MP’s with a majority of less than 2,500 votes and guess what? They’re only 2 in our entire

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Death of Firefighter Mark Hattersley (fundraising for the family)

It is with great sadness that we confirm the loss of a serving Firefighter Mark Hattersley who died suddenly on Saturday 12 August. Avon Fire & Rescue Service Chief Fire Officer Mick Crennell said: “We are all absolutely devastated by

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Pay Offer EC Recommendation

Full details on the offer should be confirmed on Friday 25th. 23rd August 2017   CIRCULAR NJC/09/17     Dear Sir/Madam,   Pay offer – update   We write to advise you that following further joint discussion around clarification of

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Update: The Executive Council met yesterday (24 July) following consultation with members on the employers proposals on pay and conditions

Dear Brother/Sister   Pay and conditions – proposals inadequate   The Executive Council met yesterday (24 July) following consultation with members on the employers proposals on pay and conditions.   As a result of this consultation with members I can

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Firefighters pay offer video update

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Branch Meetings at Cookridge and Moortown over new cuts proposals

Planning permission has been refused for the proposed site for the Cookridge Moortown Station merger. Management are now proposing that Cookridge becomes retained and Moortown becomes day crewed. This puts another huge hole in fire cover due to the knock

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