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Fire Pensions: Big Trouble in the UK (Part 2)

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It seems that David Cameron and his Coalition partner, Nick Clegg, wish to give UK firefighters a drubbing in the latest pension dust-up. Some Significant UK/NA Pension Differences UK and North American firefighter pensions are roughly comparable up to a point but then significant differences emerge.  UK firefighters operate under a tiered benefit system: the […]

Fire Pensions: Big Trouble in the UK (Part 1)

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United Kingdom public sector workers, including firefighters in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are engaged in a titanic national struggle with the “Coalition” government made up of the Conservative Party and Liberal Democrats. The Coalition is currently set on weakening pension benefits. (These Liberal Democrats are not the ones your mother warned you about, […]

FE Talk: Humpday Hangout

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Roger
IAFF Ethics: Harold, Ed and the Silent Picket Line
Eric, Please acknowledge the nature of your relationship with Andy Pantelis of Local 1619?
2015-02-27 03:27:07
Eric Lamar
IAFF Ethics: Harold, Ed and the Silent Picket Line
Internet muscles. L-O-L. At least when I flex mine I am not anonymous like so many of you are. I feel for you guys having to drag in all the other superfluous junk about me, other jurisdictions, etc. You just can't get the fact that this is about the president of an international union recruiting…
2015-02-27 02:43:35
Bill
IAFF Ethics: Harold, Ed and the Silent Picket Line
Eric, Internet muscles are fantastic aren't they! Stop beating around the bush and tell us all why you and Harold are not so friendly anymore? Obviously your pain runs much deeper than you are willing to admit. The slant on that article is very interesting as I'm sure that could have been written about any…
2015-02-26 16:18:49
Roger
IAFF Ethics: Harold, Ed and the Silent Picket Line
Obviously this was written by Andrew Pantelis the former "Volunteer for Life tattoo guy" who is running for the 4th District VP. Why did you not give him credit?
2015-02-26 15:26:45
Chris Sullivan
IAFF Ethics: Harold, Ed and the Silent Picket Line
BTW...what is a real Union Firefighter ????...my guess would be one that does his job as a career firefighter, works with local jurisdictions, whether all volunteer, paid/combination, paid on call etc., to effect one common goal..To provide the best service to the citizens and visitors of those respective communities. There's good reason why a Union,…
2015-02-26 14:51:48
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