Interesting interview with British firefighter union activist on pensions battle

Posted: July 5, 2016 by Admin in At the coalface, British politics, Class Matters, England, Firefighters, Limits of capitalism, Workers' rights, Workers' strikes, Workplace injuries and deaths

The interview below is with Paul Embery, working firefighter and regional secretary of the Fire Brigades Union in the London region.  He was also national organiser of Trade Unionists Against the EU in the lead-up to the recent Brexit referendum.

This interview is from 2014 about a particular strike over specific issues at that time – in particular the attempts of the Cameron government to change firefighters’ conditions around pension/retirement especially.

The interview is relevant to firefighters in New Zealand:

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