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The FDA is taking on an intern this summer, to provide experience across a range of roles and skills for someone who may be interested in a career in trade unions, politics or campaigning.

15 April 2021
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Michelle Collard explains why it’s more important than ever to raise awareness and highlight the issues facing people with autism, and what FDA members can expect for our upcoming Understanding Autism course.

29 March 2021 | By Michelle Collard
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The nominations for the 2021 Impact Award are now open – you can put in nominations for any member/rep/branch who you think has made an impact to improve FDA members’ working lives.

24 March 2021
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FDA Equality Officer Victoria Jones on the FDA’s work with departmental or cross-government staff networks.

22 March 2021 | By Victoria Jones
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This International Women’s Day, we celebrate our first ever virtual Women into Leadership event.

08 March 2021
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In 2020, the FDA surveyed its carer members to learn what’s important to them and how their union can help. Equality Officer Victoria Jones shares the results, recommendations and what happens next.

03 March 2021
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FDA National Officer for Wales Gareth Hills reflects on what St David’s Day means to him, and the importance of preserving and celebrating Welsh culture and history.

01 March 2021 | By Gareth Hills
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General Secretary Dave Penman explains why the FDA has launched a legal challenge to the Prime Minister’s decision that the Home Secretary did not breach the Ministerial Code.

19 February 2021 | By Dave Penman
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During this LGBT History Month, we look at the work of two FDA members and visible ambassadors for LGBT public servants.

17 February 2021
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The government has decided to withdraw regulations to cap exit payments in the public sector at £95k. Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby explains what this means for members.

17 February 2021 | By Lucille Thirlby
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