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Recent media coverage of the FDA union's work on behalf of its members in public service.
 

In this Civil Service World column, General Secretary Dave Penman asks if the civil service will learn from the mistakes of the 2018 pay round or if we are “headed for a shootout?”

15 November 2018 | By Dave Penman
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“Parliament can’t have any authority or credibility talking about sexual harassment in other workplaces if it doesn’t get its own house in order," says Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge.

05 November 2018
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The FDA union warned the House of Commons Commission against watering down the Cox report’s recommendations.

24 October 2018
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The FDA said it was the "first step to ending the toxic culture of deference and silence that has allowed bullying, harassment and sexual harassment to thrive".

24 October 2018
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The FDA has urged the House of Commons Committee not to delay implementation of the Cox report’s recommendations any further, and warned industrial action could be taken as a last resort.

23 October 2018
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Assistant General Secretary of the FDA Amy Leversidge discusses Universal Credit and fighting bullying and harassment in Westminster on the Politics Home podcast.

18 October 2018
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FDA Assistant General Secretary writes about the Dame Laura Cox report in this article from The Times.

16 October 2018 | By Amy Leversidge
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“It’s time for the government and, in particular, the prime minister to finally stand up to defend civil servants against this kind of toxic abuse,” says FDA National Officer Jawad Raza.

12 October 2018
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman warns the left and right against undermining the civil service's guiding principles of impartiality, integrity and professionalism.

04 October 2018 | By Dave Penman
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"Mr Salmond's decision to attack the integrity of Scotland's most senior civil servant is no accident. He would be aware that his supporters would jump on this bandwagon," says FDA General Secretary Dave Penman.

30 August 2018
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Dave Penman, the general secretary of the FDA, which represents the UK’s senior civil servants, accused the former nationalist leader of “nasty, vindictive and deliberate” attacks on the integrity of Leslie Evans, the Scottish government’s permanent.

30 August 2018
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Alex Salmond has been accused of “nasty, vindictive” behaviour and undermining the civil service by Dave Penman, the union boss representing the Scottish Government’s most senior officials.

30 August 2018
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman slams Alex Salmond's "nasty, vindictive" attacks on Permanent Secretary to the Scottish Government Leslie Evans.

30 August 2018 | By Dave Penman
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The FDA, PCS and Prospect have released a statement expressing confidence that "the Scottish Government will continue to take seriously and handle sensitively all complaints of harassment".

29 August 2018
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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
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Unions are seeking a judicial review over the government’s failure to consult on pay.

08 August 2018
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Dave Penman FDA trade union boss believes that reporting on senior civil servants' salary demonstrates prejudice and ignorance.

23 July 2018
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman speaks to Civil Service World to defend bonus payments to senior civil servants.

23 July 2018
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We need a policy for bullying and harassment in the House of Commons that is truly independent and puts staff first says Amy Leversidge.

20 July 2018
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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
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