Monthly Archives: March 2017

Dispute over breach of Data Protection in West Yorkshire

We have lodged a dispute with the Chief Fire Officer of WYFRS over their misuse of the “Silent Witness” policy and CCTV policy, both of which resulted in a breach of the Data Protection Act according to the Information Commissioners

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West Yorkshire FBU SECURE FAIR HOLIDAY PAY FOR RDS STAFF

Firstly I just wanted to thank, both old and new members at Ilkley for raising an issue regarding holiday pay for our RDS members, without it we would never have been able to challenge the misery and wrong holiday pay

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Private money, public mayhem

  24Feb Private money, public mayhem February 24, 2017  By David Wibberley The slow creep towards privatisation of the UK fire service. Special investigation by David Wibberley. It would be unacceptable and emotive for any politician to announce in public plans to privatise

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University report into emergency medical response published

Firefighters have attended over 42,000 medical emergencies since co-responding trials commenced in late 2015, a University of Hertfordshire report has found. The Broadening Responsibilities report was commissioned by the National Joint Council, a body made up of the FBU and fire service

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Two senior managers in North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service get a £35k pay rise as 48 frontline firefighter posts face the axe.

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has slammed a deal to give two senior managers at North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service a £35k pay rise as 48 frontline firefighter posts face the axe. The union called the decision by North

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