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Fears for London Underground


The Transport for London (TfL) pension review has raised fears that the government could have plans to privatise the London Underground, Unite said today (Tuesday... Read More
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GE pensions attack


Bosses at global conglomerate GE have been accused of using the pandemic to slash the retirement incomes of about 2,600 employees to the tune of... Read More
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‘Slap in the face’


Commenting on reports that the UK’s largest housing association Clarion is to hike employee pension contributions to 22.9 per cent a year, Unite regional officer... Read More
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‘Totally unacceptable’


Over 400 employees at Delphi Technologies are being balloted for industrial action over the closure of their final salary pension scheme which could cost some... Read More
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Left in the dark


Yesterday (Sunday September 9) Unite delegate Syed Nahid Uddin spoke to a packed hall at Trade Union Congress conference in Manchester in support of motion 31... Read More
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‘Pension snatchers’


Bentley Motor workers at the luxury car maker’s Crewe headquarters have massively backed industrial action in a consultative ballot over plans to close the defined... Read More
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Water firm pensions probe


Serious concerns have been expressed over why two highly profitable water companies – Anglian Water and United Utilities – are proposing to close their defined... Read More
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Carillion pensions scandal


Carillion’s pensions blackhole is at least £990m, the firm’s former chair of trustees has revealed – nearly twice previously thought.   Following the revelation, Unite... Read More
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‘Last straw’


Cleaners, caterers, librarians, administrators, exams officers and other low-paid staff at the University of Southampton will lose thousands of pounds in their retirement if proposed... Read More
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‘Vulture mentality’


Unite is warning members to be aware of dodgy financial advisers targeting Port Talbot steelworkers under rules introduced in 2015 that allow pensions to be... Read More
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Capita pensions strike


Unite, the union representing staff at Capita, has announced the breakdown of last minute talks at ACAS in the pensions dispute. Staff will now be... Read More
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Capita pensions strike


On the day that Capita has announced its half year results (September 21)  Unite, the union representing staff at Capita, has said that staff have... Read More
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Retirement uncertainty


Unite has demanded urgent talks after it was revealed yesterday (September 7) that British Airways intends to close its main pension scheme.   Blaming low... Read More
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