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Firefighters' strike has Tories rattled

15 July 2014
Firefighters in England and Wales are striking on eight days in an ongoing row over the theft of their pensions by the Tories.

We are right to strike - let's escalate to win

08 July 2014
As workers walk out against Tory austerity Sadie Robinson says there is a mood to keep up the fight

Firefighters to strike on 10 July alongside up to 1.4 million other workers

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.

'Now let's strike together' say firefighters walking out to defend pensions

21 June 2014
Firefighters struck across England and Wales today, Saturday, to stop the Tories' attacks on their pensions.

Solid all-day strike by firefighters lifts long battle for pensions

17 June 2014
The FBU union walkout last week was the firefighters’ biggest yet in their dispute, reports?Annette Mackin

Your photos of the 24 hour firefighters' strike

12 June 2014
Firefighters struck across England and Wales against Tory attacks on their pensions. Thanks to all Socialist Worker readers who sent photos

Firefighters strike across England and Wales against Tory pension robbery

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.

Firefighters call their longest strike yet in fight to defend pensions

06 June 2014
Firefighters in England and Wales have announced two further strikes in their long running dispute to defend their pensions.

Firefighters call for action to be stepped up against government

06 May 2014
Firefighters across England and Wales walked out on strike on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of last week to defend their pensions.

Striking firefighters call for stepping up the action

02 May 2014
Firefighters across England and Wales walked out on strike today, Friday, to defend their pensions.

Pensions battle in the fire stations is back on as workers prepare for strikes

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.

Marchers challenge planned fire merger in Grimsby

18 March 2014
Hundreds of firefighters and supporters marched through Grimsby last Saturday over plans to merge two fire stations in the town.

Firefighters providing essential flood support face cuts

18 February 2014
Firefighters have been rescuing those trapped by the floods across Britain.

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