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The union has protected pay and pensions throughout the Ministry of Justice’s grading review project, and continues its work to address members’ other concerns.
19th Jun 2019
FDA General Secretary Dave Penman has condemned the civil service pay remit guidance, which limits pay rises to just 2%.
14th Jun 2019
The story of how one FDA member made union history.
18th Jun 2019| By Craig Ryan
Paying into a pension scheme should give you peace of mind and security in retirement – but it’s easy to fall foul of confusing pension rules if your plans change. Find out how the FDA helped one member get his retirement plans back on track.
20th May 2019| By Tommy Newell
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