Pensions

Meeting calls for NUT to "name day" for further pension strikes

Author: 
Martin Thomas

A caucus of members of the National Union of Teachers at the pension activist conference called by PCS Left Unity on 7 January agreed to press NUT Executive members at their meeting on 12 January to commit the union to name a date for a further strike before 11 February and explicitly to reject the Government's 19 December formula.

Unite and local government pensions

Author: 
David Kirk

Leaders of the "Big Three" unions, Unison, GMB, and Unite, are talking of a great break-through in talks about the Local Government Pension Scheme even if not in the other big public-sector schemes, health, civil service, and teachers.