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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.

“The House of Commons needs to wake up. Dame Laura hits the nail on the head when she said that tolerating bullying diminishes the legitimacy and authority of Parliament itself."

15 October 2018
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"While we welcome the in-year budget increase, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance must ensure this comes as part of a sustained, long-term commitment to adequately resource the COPFS," says FDA President Fiona Eadie.

02 October 2018

“Year after year the Government has ignored independent advice and evidence about the urgency to resolve SCS pay. It is not addressing the fundamental issues – only putting a sticking plaster over the open wound of ineffective pay structures."

13 September 2018

On 11 September, 850 female civil servants – and women interested in becoming part of the civil service – gathered at Central Hall Westminster for a day of inspiring talks, workshops and a panel discussion.

12 September 2018

Unions representing members across the economy have backed the FDA’s calls for a fully independent process to investigate bullying and harassment complaints in Parliament and the wider public sector.

10 September 2018
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Craig Stephenson has once again been called one of the most influential LGBT+ people in Wales, as for the third time his name has made it on the annual Pinc List.

07 September 2018
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The FDA has condemned the behaviour of former First Minister Alex Salmond, following his string of personal attacks against Scottish Government Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans.

31 August 2018

FDA members in the MOJ have voted against a pay deal that could see individuals face worse working conditions and real-term pay cuts.

17 August 2018

The FDA’s branch in the House of Commons agreed that we should not accept the new Independent Complaints and Grievance Procedure that has been developed by Andrea Leadsom.

18 July 2018

Following their meeting with David Lidington, Minister for the Cabinet Office, the General Secretaries of PCS, FDA and Prospect have issued a joint statement on civil service pay for 2018/19.

11 July 2018 | By Dave Penman

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