Firefighters to get final pay offer in bid to end dispute

authority leaders are set to make a final pay offer to firefighters in an
effort to end the long-running industrial dispute.

to reports on website Ananova, the Fire Brigades Union said it might be
prepared to end its overtime ban and agree new shift patterns in return for a
significant pay rise.

is believed the union could also agree to recommendations made in the Bain
Review, a document it has labelled ‘irrelevant’.

between the union and employers, held at the conciliation service Acas, ended
last night.

pay offer is expected to be tabled tomorrow.

By Quentin Reade

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