The head of the UK's largest trade union responds to last week's piece on the pensions row

Prentis, Dave
July 2005
Lawyer;7/25/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 29, p13
Trade Publication
The article comments on the pensions debate between public sector unions and the government in Great Britain. The government greatly underestimated the strength of feeling and conviction of public sector workers when it revoked the regulations that would have changed the local government pension scheme. The average pension in local government is £3,800. The statistics show that local government workers are twice as likely to die between the ages of 60 and 64 than workers in information technology or finance services.


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