Employers struggle to keep schemes airborne

Chubb, Laura
January 2008
People Management;1/24/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p20
The article discusses industrial actions in Great Britain in response to decision of some companies to close final-salary pension schemes. Staff of BAA got ready to stage a wave of strikes across British airports throughout January 2008 and then BAA announced it was withdrawing its decision to close final-salary pension schemes. After the announcement, the strikes were called off. The closure of a final-salary scheme was also behind industrial action at Royal Mail in autumn 2007.


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