Force majeure

McHugh, Joseph
October 2005
Public Finance;10/21/2005, p4
Trade Publication
Focuses on the deal between Great Britain's Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Alan Johnson and trade unions on public sector pension reform. Declaration of Johnson on the logic for raising the public sector retirement age to earn full pension rights; Compromise on the pension deal; Purpose of the reform.


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