10 July 2014
As up to 1.5 million public sector workers strike across England and Wales Socialist Worker will be running coverage of picket lines, protests and rallies throughout the day
08 July 2014
As workers walk out against Tory austerity Sadie Robinson says there is a mood to keep up the fight
02 July 2014
The FBU announced today, Wednesday that firefighters in England and Wales will join up to 1.4 million workers on strike on 10 July. The walkout, set to last from 10am to 7pm, will be the 15th time firefighters have struck in a dispute over Tory attacks on their pensions.
01 July 2014
Activists talk to Raymie Kiernan about how they’re getting organised for the 10 July mass strike
17 June 2014
The FBU union walkout last week was the firefighters’ biggest yet in their dispute, reports?Annette Mackin
12 June 2014
Firefighters struck across England and Wales against Tory attacks on their pensions. Thanks to all Socialist Worker readers who sent photos
12 June 2014
Firefighters walked out across England and Wales today, Thursday, to begin their longest strike yet in a three year dispute with the government.
06 June 2014
Firefighters in England and Wales have announced two further strikes in their long running dispute to defend their pensions.
03 June 2014
Public sector workers are fighting for a strike to hit the Tories hard on 10 July, reports?Raymie Kiernan
20 May 2014
The executive of the firefighters’ FBU union met on 15 May, but decided not to announce any new strike dates.
13 May 2014
Public sector union leaders hint at coordinated action to take on the Tories, reports Sadie Robinson
06 May 2014
Firefighters across England and Wales walked out on strike on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of last week to defend their pensions.
02 May 2014
Firefighters across England and Wales walked out on strike today, Friday, to defend their pensions.
29 April 2014
Firefighters in England and Wales were set to walk out over the bank holiday weekend in a row over Tory attacks on their pensions.
29 April 2014
Coming disputes include firefighters, council workers, hospital staff and teachers, reports Charlie Kimber
25 April 2014
There has been an important shift in the potential for fightback by the working class.
01 April 2014
Firefighters protest in Hull and Barnsley | Fast food rights protests | Merseyrail strike planned
11 February 2014
Hundreds of people rallied in Middlesbrough last weekend against £6 million worth of cuts to Cleveland Fire Brigade.
04 February 2014
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has called a rally against cuts planned by Cleveland Fire Brigade.
09 January 2014
Firefighters, trade unionists, campaigners and residents gathered outside London fire stations this morning, Thursday, to mark their closure.