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Join your union for the comradeship, for being part of the bigger picture, and for making a positive difference for others. But most of all, join because it’s fun, writes former Fast Streamer Lizzie Houghton.
Rebecca Lawrence, Chief Executive of the Crown Prosecution Service, has delivered the FDA’s first virtual ‘Lunchtime Lecture’ for members in our Fast Stream section.
This Young Workers Month, FDA Executive Committee member Vishal Wilde looks at the problems facing young workers, and what can be achieved by joining a trade union.
"Fast Stream pay is not an adjunct or optional extra. Our members are civil servants and should be treated fairly."
Joining the Fast Stream? Read our 101 and make sure your rights are being respected.
“It’s clear from these striking results that Fast Stream pay as it stands is no longer fit for purpose," says FDA National Officer Steven Littlewood.
This #HeartUnions week, FDA Fast Stream Committee Equality Officer Muneera Lula writes about unionism and being a rep.
"Despite everything that’s been thrown at the civil service over the last few years, the data shows the public inherently trust it as a profession," says FDA General Secretary Dave Penman.
Fast streamers from all departments are invited to join us at our event on Wednesday, 28 November.
This Young Workers Month Lizzie Houghton, Co-convenor of the FDA Fast Stream Section, looks at how her union can help improve things for her own — and the next — generation.