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The UK fire services dispute 2002‐2003

Frank Burchill (Employment Dispute Resolution Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK)

Employee Relations

ISSN: 0142-5455

Article publication date: 1 August 2004



Brings together a sequence of negotiating events in the 2002‐2003 fire services dispute from the point of view of a participant. The author was appointed to the position of Independent Chair of the National Council for Local Authorities’ Fire Brigades in February 2001. Attempts to apply some theoretical analysis to the perceptions and observations expressed in the article.



Burchill, F. (2004), "The UK fire services dispute 2002‐2003", Employee Relations, Vol. 26 No. 4, pp. 404-421.



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