The public sector trade unions are threatening strike action over plans to reform their pension arrangements. These plans are so moderate and the current arrangements so generous to public sector workers that even the Labour Party appears to support them! In short, the trade unions are arguing that future taxpayers should fund them to the tune of £770 billion and £1,176 billion, depending on which estimate one uses.
Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers have gone on strike across the UK over planned pension changes.Teachers from three unions have walked out and about 40% of state schools in England and Wales have been closed or partial... Read Post
Live coverage of today's mass union strike action by teachers, border control staff, health workers and others over public sector pensions 7.34am: We've also pulled together a comprehensive list of who else to follow today for Twitt... Read Post