PRIVATISED Royal Mail is on a collision course with 110,000 postal workers who could soon be balloted for strike action after the company turned its greedy eye on their pensions.
Royal Mail, which the former coalition government sold to the private sector at a £1 billion loss to...
Friday 6th Jan 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
PRISON officers “overwhelmingly” rejected a pay and pensions deal yesterday that had been endorsed by union leaders.
The package included a provision allowing guards to continue retiring at 65 when the state pension age rises to 68.
But Prison Officers Association...
Friday 23rd Dec 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
MPs proposed “nuclear deterrent” fines for bosses yesterday in a bid to prevent another BHS-type pensions disaster.
If the measures proposed by the Commons work and pensions committee had been in force at the time, former BHS boss Sir Philip Green could have been fined...
Wednesday 21st Dec 2016
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Striking workers defend retirement income
Wednesday 7th Dec 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
BILLIONAIRE former BHS boss Sir Philip Green’s assets could only be seized by a court decision, the Pensions Regulator said yesterday.
MPs have raised the prospect of Mr Green’s multimillion-pound superyacht and other assets being seized to fill the £571 million void...
Thursday 24th Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
WORKERS in Britain’s nuclear bomb factories staged a 24-hour strike yesterday in defence of their pensions.
Bosses at Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) plants at Burghfield and Aldermaston, both in Berkshire, want to close the workers’ pension scheme and replace it with an...
Tuesday 15th Nov 2016
TUBE maintenance workers celebrated a “massive victory” yesterday in their long battle for pensions and pay and over the introduction of overnight services.
Rail union RMT won a deal for Tube Lines workers which gives them greater access to Transport for London’s...
Saturday 12th Nov 2016
Regulator orders billionaire tycoon to repair £571m deficit
Friday 4th Nov 2016
Our generation has an enormous responsibility in developing and promoting unity and equality between those who provide and receive the state’s public services, says DOT GIBSON
Thursday 3rd Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
STAFF at Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) sites are set to strike over pension cuts.
Workers overwhelmingly backed action in protest at plans to close their final-salary pension scheme — with 92 per cent of Unite members voting to strike and 87 per cent of Prospect members...
Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016