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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
News

The FDA, PCS and Prospect have succeeded in getting courts to give urgent consideration to their challenge to the Treasury’s pay guidance for departments that is set to award civil servants the lowest pay increase of all public sector employees.

21 August 2018

The FDA has called on David Lidington to champion fair and equal pay in Whitehall following the release of official statistics revealing that the gender pay gap for senior civil servants widened in the year to March 2018.

14 August 2018
FDA in the news

The FDA, Prospect and PCS - unions representing more than 200,000 civil servants - have today jointly launched legal proceedings, seeking Judicial Review of the Government’s consultation over the 2018 civil service pay guidance.

08 August 2018
Press release

FDA Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge speaks out against "fundamental flaws" of proposed bullying and harassment policy.

19 July 2018
Press release

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
News
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The FDA said that MPs responsible for new House of Commons’ policy had "made a choice to protect the perpetrators of bullying, harassment and sexual harassment rather than protect the victims".

17 July 2018
FDA in the news

FDA General Secretary Dave Penman calls for the implementation of the new bullying and harassment policy, stating ““Andrea Leadsom’s proposals are being rushed through before recess and are yet to demonstrate that they will deliver on the promises made to victims of bullying and harassment in Parliament.”

17 July 2018
FDA in the news
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FDA Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge appears live on BBC Two’s Victoria Derbyshire programme to discuss the serious flaws of the new Independent Complaints and Grievance Procedure, namely that it does not deal with past cases.

17 July 2018
FDA in the news
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Alongside PCS and Prospect, the FDA has warned the Minister for the Cabinet Office to withdraw the civil service pay guidance or face legal action.

17 July 2018

The FDA has, alongside PCS and Prospect, instructed our lawyers to write to the Minister for the Cabinet Office David Lidington to request that the Government withdraws the civil service pay guidance and undertakes a process of appropriate consultation.

17 July 2018
Press release

The FDA urge Andrea Leadsom to pause the introduction of new bullying and harassment policy so that "fundamental details can be worked out."

13 July 2018
Press release
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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
News

Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge critiques the "decision to wipe the slate clean" apparent in the proposed new Independent Complaints and Grievance Procedure.

10 July 2018
FDA in the news

FDA Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby responds to the release of the civil service pay guidance.

25 June 2018
Press release

Commenting on the House of Commons Commission’s decision to announce an inquiry into the bullying of House staff, FDA union General Secretary Dave Penman said: “When it comes to the treatment of parliamentary staff, MPs have for too long been a law unto themselves...

19 March 2018
Press release

The FDA union is today calling on all the major political parties to show that they are serious about cracking down on the bullying and abuse of Parliamentary staff by backing a fully independent inquiry into the claims.

16 March 2018
Press release

In response to BBC Newsnight’s report on bullying and harassment in the House of Commons, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman said: “The FDA has previously called for radical reform in the House of Commons to protect staff and change the culture of bullying and harassment. Newsnight’s report illustrates just how pervasive this behaviour is...

09 March 2018
Press release
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Ministers must wake up and recognise the “crisis of resourcing” facing Britain’s civil service, the FDA has warned, as unions representing workers right across the UK backed two FDA motions at TUC Congress 2017 in Brighton.

13 September 2017
News

Over 200 delegates from government departments, agencies and public bodies met in London on 11 May for the FDA’s 2017 Annual Delegate Conference.

11 May 2017
Feature
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