Equal opportunities and the Fire Service

by Tom Bucke

Publisher: Home Office Research and Statistics Department in London

Written in English
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StatementTom Bucke.
SeriesResearch findings -- no.13
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The last study of equality and fairness in the fire service in England and Wales was a Home Office Research Report, published in File Size: KB. in discussions about equal opportunities is that the Service should not have to undertake various initiatives to attract women or people from minority backgrounds, as it is their own choice whether to apply to join the Service.

The fact is that the Fire Service is not seen as a viable career choice for many sections of the community. 20 Fire and Rescue Service Equality and Diversity Strategy - The Equality Act empowers the Commission to carry out a number of functions and to enforce the law.

The general powers conferred on the Commission are Equal opportunities and the Fire Service book provide information, advice, undertake research, and provide education and training. Fire may know no gender, but people do, and it is the fire chief’s job to manage people much more often than he or she manages fire.

Women and minorities are forming an increasing part of the workforce and the labor pool. Fire service managers in the ’s have an opportunity to attract the best of that pool by.

Fire and rescue service equality and diversity strategy to The equality and diversity strategy’s vision is to create, bya service which can demonstrate that it serves all communities equally to. This was published under the to Labour : () Equal Opportunities Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is committed to the promotion of respect and understanding for the communities in which we serve and to promoting equality of opportunity amongst our employees.

The fire service provides a community service and is committed to ensuring Equality at Work in employment and a high level of service to all people.

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The collection also deals with race, sexual identity issues and diversity in the fire service. (incoporating resolutions and ) conference is appalled that despite the fire brigade union's involvement in the joint working party on appointment provisions and the union's ongoing campaign to promote equal opportunities within all aspects of the fire service, that a number of brigades are still setting local and independent criteria regarding entry into the fire service.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service is firmly committed to providing equality of opportunity for both current and potential employees and equality of service to the community. To achieve this, the Service will create an environment in which there is respect for every individual and recognition of their needs and aspirations.

protective service occupations such as the police and fire services and armed forces (13%) Boys were far more likely than girls to expect to Author: Guardian Staff. Cheshire Fire & Rescue Authority (CFRA) has achieved Excellence of the Equality Framework for Fire and Rescue Service’s but it is still aware that there are areas where we need to continue work to translate our commitment to equality and diversity into a reality.

Who rings the bell. A gender study looking at the British Fire Service, its firefighters and equal opportunities; using academic reading, anecdotal experience and a survey of women firefighters.

ABSTRACTThis dissertation provides a case study of the British Fire Service. “A book is a conversation between the author and reader,” says Maxwell. “It’s been ten years since I wrote The 21 Laws of Leadership. I’ve grown a lot since then.

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It's an ok book to have some fire service history all in one. Very basic history and was not what I was expecting. A Google search will get you more history than this book. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. brad dunnigan. out of 5 stars Five Stars.

Reviewed in the United States on Febru /5(19). The Harassment Policy and Complaints Procedure complements the Equal Opportunities Policy Statement and the Joint Declaration of Protection (between NIFRS and the Fire Brigades Union) which sets out our commitment to ensuring that every employee has a right to work free from intimidation or harassment on grounds of religious belief or political.

The Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Authority holds the wellbeing of communities at the heart of everything we do. We have two Equality Champion Members on the Fire Authority who are equipped to challenge our equalities performance at Authority level and equalities and human rights have been considered in strategic decisions.

The Equal Opportunity Commission report described the fire service as a "blokey boys club" with a "deeply hierarchical, para-military and patriarchal structure".

Ms Clarke said discrimination and. Equal Opportunities Policy INTRODUCTION North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service seek to be an equal opportunity employer.

The brigade aims to ensure that no employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment than another on the grounds of sex, marital/parental status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic.

commitment of the Service to equality, diversity and human rights. Who is responsible for delivering the agenda at fire authority and service leader level. How is leadership recognised at all levels and in all areas of the Service.

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Sure, there may be some that were left. Equal opportunities and the Fire Service by Tom Bucke 2 editions - first published in Kent Fire and Rescue Service is committed to providing services which are accessible to all sections of the community, and to protecting those who are most at risk.

We pride ourselves on having well-trained professional staff, and an open culture which values diversity and equality of opportunity in employment.

Sexist firefighter stereotypes on television and in the media that portray male firefighters as sex objects are preventing women from thinking about a career in the fire service according to London Fire Brigade.

Men are more able to be firefighters than women. Show a commitment to equal opportunity and diversity within the workplace with a clear and fair equal opportunities policy.

A responsible employer wants employees to know that its decisions within employment, recruitment, progression and dismissal are based solely on employee merit and employer need. The fire service’s challenges with diversity go beyond gender and race.

Openly gay men are exceedingly rare in the fire service; the few who are out. Equal opportunities: the short and long agenda. Cynthia Cockburn. Here the author considers the reasons for the current disillusionment of many concerned with ‘equal opportunities’ policies in employment and reviews the potential of an EO orientation for progressive change within organisations and draws on her current research on Cited by: 2.

Why are so few minorities in the fire service in southwest Ohio? 3. What can F.P.F.D. do to make a difference in diversity for the fire service? The hypothesis was defined: Minorities do not have the same opportunities for employment in the local suburban public safety services.

We are defining minorities as African.The primary point of equal employment opportunity (EEO) training is to teach firefighters, fire officers, fire chiefs, and staff about workplace discrimination so they may subsequently avoid.