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The latest news stories and updates produced by the FDA team, detailing the union's work on behalf of its members.

FDA Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby on why the FDA is proud to be an accredited Living Wage employer and why she’d encourage other employers to do the same.

11 November 2019 | By Lucille Thirlby

FDA National Officer for Northern Ireland Allan Sampson responds to the newly-published policy.

01 November 2019

Last night, FDA members were thrilled to be joined by former Cabinet Secretary Lord O’Donnell, who delivered an FDA centenary lecture focussing on the threats to civil service impartiality in the current political climate.

31 October 2019

The ARC's recent pay survey clearly demonstrates problems within the department, with 54% of respondents having "seriously considered looking for a new job" in the past year to leave HMRC.

25 October 2019

Stormont played host to our fourth centenary celebration, as Northern Ireland members were joined by civil service and trade union colleagues to mark 100 years of the FDA.

24 October 2019

At his fourth party conference of the season, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman spoke about the need for civil service impartiality with Deputy First Minister John Swinney, Territorial Politics professor Nicola McEwen and columnist Kenny Farquharson.

16 October 2019

Marking a year since Dame Laura Cox published her report into the Bullying and Harassment of House of Commons staff, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman calls for all candidates to be Speaker to “confront the vested interests that created the problem in the first place".

15 October 2019

In his latest Civil Service World column, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman looks at how the recent series of momentous political events has impacted the civil service.

08 October 2019

FDA General Secretary Dave Penman joined Institute for Government Director Bronwen Maddox to speak about civil service impartiality at the Conservative Party conference.

01 October 2019

Watch Julia Gillard deliver an FDA centenary lecture entitled 'Gender Equality at the top – how do we get there?', followed by conversation and questions with Antonia Romeo.

27 September 2019

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