The Fire Brigades Union had claimed there were plans to sack every one of Greater Manchester's firefighters, and only re-employ those who agree to a new contract.
The area's fire service, which has around 1250 frontline firefighters, says it has to save £14 million
But today Councillor David Acton, Chair of Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority, said had agreed to withdraw the Section 188 letter issued to the FBU.
Gary Keary from the Fire Brigades Union said the last ten days have caused 'stress and anxiety' for the area's fire fighters.
More than 50 firefighters have been tackling a fire at former student accommodation in Salford.
Ten fire engines were at Castle Irwell on Cromwell Road overnight trying to contain it. Nobody is thought to have been inside the building.
40 firefighters are involved in the blaze at Pendleton College in Salford, Greater Manchester.
No one has been hurt in the fire, which it is now believed started in an IT classroom.
A student has described the evacuation after the fire at Pendleton College in Salford.
No one was hurt in the fire, which some students have said was caused by a computer exploding.
Locals have been capturing images and footage of the blaze at Pendleton College in Salford.
Everyone who was in the building has been accounted for.
Firefighters are still tackling a blaze at Pendleton College in Salford, Greater Manchester.
The Greater Manchester Fire Service has said that everyone who was inside the building has been accounted for.
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service are tackling a fire that broke out at Pendleton College in Salford.
The fire is believed to involve a classroom on the second floor of the college. Firefighters have been sent in wearing breathing apparatus.
Traffic controls are also being put in place in the area. The Fire Service are urging people to stay away from Dronfield Road in Salford.
The inquest into the death of firefighter Stephen Hunt was told how he and a fellow firefighter lost their way inside a burning shop in Manchester.
The 38-year-old former soldier died after being pulled from a blaze at Paul's Hair World on Oldham Road in 2013.
The jury heard that Hunt had entered the building with his colleague Jeremy Jones, both wearing breathing gear, but the smoke was too thick for the men to see and they became trapped.
Hunt was found collapsed inside the building 40 minutes after he entered and died later in hospital.
A man has been left homeless just days before Christmas after a fire caused by a candle placed on top of a TV. The 44-year old who'd been celebrating his birthday fell asleep at his flat in Bolton and woke up to the sound of his smoke alarm going off, fire crews were called to the property on Haydock Street at just before 5am.
It’s the latest in a series of candle related fires in Greater Manchester over the past few weeks. Yesterday two people were taken to hospital after a candle caused a fire at a flat in Hyde. A week ago two people were left homeless after a candle fire in Moss Side which destroyed the roof of two terraced properties. On the morning of Sunday, December 7, three people suffered smoke inhalation after a candle fire in Shaw.