17 October 2013
Over 5,000 FBU members joined the national demonstration against attacks on their pensions, fire service cuts, job cuts and privatisation in London on Wednesday 16 October.
Many firefighters wore FBU t-shirts which read, “We rescue people, not banks”
Firefighters are set to strike again for five hours on Saturday 19 October from 18:30. Unite the Reistance is encouraging all trade unionists and activists to visit their picket lines.
As the firefighters’ rally in Westminster came to an end, the CWU union announced their would be a strike in Royal Mail on Monday 4 November following a 78 percent vote for strikes.