Unions have set 30 November as the date for another one-day strike against pension cuts.
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has announced that industrial action in the autumn over reforms to the firefighter pensions scheme now looks “increasingly likely”.
FBU conference last week geared up for industrial action on a range of issues such as pensions, pay and job cuts, although no timetable for action was set.
An agreement to end the London firefighters’ dispute over shifts is due to be signed on 13 January.
London firefighters will vote in December on whether to accept new shift patterns as recommended by a dispute arbitration panel.
Two and a half thousand firefighters lobbied parliament on Wednesday 17 November, to kick off a national campaign against cuts in the fire and rescue service.
After two extremely solid eight-hour strikes on 23 October 23 and November 1, London firefighters have stepped up their campaign against mass sackings by announcing a 47-hour strike over Bonfire Night, the busiest night of the year for firefighters.
The Southern and Eastern Regional TUC (SERTUC) hosted a solidarity rally with the FBU on Thursday 28 October at Congress House.
The strike at this station is solid. I don’t know of anyone who’s gone into work today.
There is quite some disruption today, as plenty of workers have realised that running an underround railway without adequate fire cover is not safe - so are refusing to do it.