September 30th, 2016

Firefighters warn they could take industrial action

Firefighters warn they could take industrial action Firefighters warn they could take industrial action

FIREFIGHTERS across the West Midlands have warned they could be forced to take industrial action over plans to cut 300 jobs, which Fire Brigade Union chiefs say will leave the service understaffed.

It says the proposed cuts would mean the service would have to rely on the ‘pure goodwill’ of firefighters to work non-obligatory overtime shifts to make sure fire engines can be mobilised to emergencies.

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