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December 8, 2014

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CHANGE.ORG PETITION -

Saturday, December 6, 2014

#REINSTATERICKYMATTHEWS MARCH AND DEMO -

Friday, December 5, 2014

ALL FIREFIGHTER MEMBERS BUCKINGHAMSHIRE -

Friday, August 1, 2014

PRESS & MEDIA CONTACTS -

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

LANDMARK VICTORY FOR THE FBU -

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Effective political lobbying -

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

2012 – FURTHER YOUGOV ONLINE SURVEY – FBU MEMBERS’ ATTITUDE TO PENSION CHANGES -

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Lobby of Parliament – 7 November: Stop the cuts in our fire service -

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

March to defend Firefighter Pensions, Pay & Jobs -

Monday, September 10, 2012

FBU mass demonstration October 20th 2012 -

Monday, July 23, 2012

Hampshire – All members circular -

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Workers Memorial Day -

Thursday, April 5, 2012

DeHavilland Report – Fire Brigades Union Monday, 26 March 2012 -

Monday, March 26, 2012

HANTS FBU MASS MEETING – PENSIONS -

Friday, February 24, 2012

Fire Authority Fail Berkshire Residents -

Thursday, February 16, 2012

FBU SAYS PENSIONS PROPOSALS ARE “UNACCEPTABLE”, MOVE TO CONSULT FIRE CREWS AND RECOMMEND RAPID MOVE TO PREPARE A NATIONAL STRIKE BALLOT -

Friday, February 10, 2012

Executive Council statement: pension proposals -

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Firefighters Demand Senior Officers Come Clean On Axing Bucks Emergency 999 Fire Control -

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Emergency Services: A Literature Review on Occupational Safety and Health Risks -

Monday, November 21, 2011

Exercise Watermark flood report – FBU reaction -

Monday, October 31, 2011

FBU Southern Region 2010 Education program

Dates for education courses 2010

Pension & Medical Appeals                                                          29th January

This course is designed for FBU Officials who may have responsibility for representing members at Medical Appeal Boards and who wish to develop their confidence and skills in preparation and representation.

It will also be of use to those Officials who have responsibility for providing pensions’ advice to members.

The course will therefore concentrate on sharing knowledge and discussing best practice when handling member’s Pensions issues and Medical Appeals within the context of the current arrangements.

Introductory Branch officials                                               3rd - 4th March

This introductory course has been designed by FBU Education to help Branch Officials improve their skills, update their knowledge and gain confidence as Reps to organise effectively in their workplace, help members and represent them.

Weekend RDS School                                                           8th – 9th May


This introductory course has been designed by FBU Education to help Branch Officials improve their skills, update their knowledge and gain confidence as Reps to organise effectively in their workplace, help members and represent them.

This course has been designed for newly elected and less experienced RDS FBU Branch Reps who have not yet attended another course.  Long standing RDS reps may wish to consider attending as a brush up.

Introductory Health & Safety                                              14th – 15th July

This course has been designed for newly elected and less experienced FBU Branch Health and Safety Reps who have not yet attended another course.

A key purpose of the course is to provide an opportunity for FBU Health & Safety Reps to meet together to look at how they can use their rights and develop the skills necessary to improve health & safety standards for their members.  Further opportunities for relevant trade union education are available on the TUC programme of courses for union safety representatives.

Handling members problems                                     13th – 14th September

This course has been designed to help Branch Officials improve their skills, update their knowledge and gain confidence as Reps to organise effectively in their workplace, help members and represent them.

Tackling bullying & harassment                            17th – 18th November

This introductory course has been designed to help FBU Branch Officials deal with Fairness at Work issues in the workplace and is particularly intended to increase awareness and knowledge of the issue of workplace bullying & harassment.

The programme will help participants gain the confidence to challenge unacceptable behaviour, and set clear standards of behaviour, in order to create a positive working environment.

Engaging with Politics & Campaigning – Introduction  2nd – 3rd December

This course has been designed to help FBU Officials and Activists discuss the relevance of politics to trade unions and the FBU and understand how unions, especially the FBU, may be involved in politics at national, regional and local level.

The course will include opportunities for participants to update their knowledge of relevant contemporary issues, both industrial and political, and develop best practice in pursuit of trade union objectives.

If you would like to attend any of the courses above please complete the contact sheet below including your branch and preferred course in the further details box.  Brigade & Regional officials will be informed of all applications.

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