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8 February 2017
Thousands of workers at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) were stripped of their defined benefit pension scheme on 1 February by AWE bosses Lockheed Martin, Jacobs and Serco.
24 April 2013
Homes for all: For all those 70,000-plus people affected by the bedroom tax in London, who the Con-Dems suggest might move into the private sector, look no further than a lovely new property just come on to the market
31 October 2012
Work-for-your-pension: Lord Bichard tells us we should be 'encouraging' retired people to do community work or risk losing part of their pension...
25 April 2012
Pension cuts, job cuts, service cuts: The PCS executive committee has called national strike action on 10 May (M10) as part of a united campaign with other unions, writes John McInally, National vice-president, Public and Commercial Services union (PCS), personal capacity.
7 December 2011
The day after N30, BBC's Question Time confirmed the need for a new mass party of the working class, writes Tony Mulhearn.
4 December 2011
The following letter "With friends like these" has been sent to the media by member of the Socialist Party and 'Liverpool 47' Tony Mulhearn
23 November 2011
Pension mythbuster: Teachers' union NUT has revealed that £46.4 billion more has been paid into the Teachers' Pension Scheme (TPS) since its foundation in 1923, than has been paid out
12 October 2011
Maggie Thatcher was Maggie the Milk Snatcher - a byword for Tory penny-pinching cruelty. Francis Maude will go down in history as Maude the Pension Pilferer - if we let him get away with it, writes Derek McMillan.
29 June 2011
Editorial: As the Socialist goes to press 750,000 public sector workers are gearing up for coordinated strike action on 30 June...
12 January 2010
THE BIG freeze has shown the dangers faced by many old people in this unequal society. Every year, official statistics show what they call 'excess' deaths between December and March, but this winter's...
28 January 2009
Final salary: IN AN economic recession, making workers pay for the crisis is the capitalists' guiding principle. The latest example of this 'philosophy' is the expected decision by 25 of 100 major UK private sector...
8 October 2008
University of Sussex management should have known better than to attack the pensions of some of the lowest paid workers on campus, writes Peter Knight.
20 February 2008
178 train drivers working for London Midland and based at Bletchley are to strike on 28 and 29 February in a dispute about pension payments... By Aslef member
19 April 2007
LORD BROWNE, retiring chief executive of Britain's biggest oil company BP, has faced complaints from shareholders over his remuneration package...
4 April 2007
THE TIMES has revealed that one of Gordon Brown's first acts as chancellor in 1997 was to give big business the green light to cut workers' occupational pension schemes....
29 June 2006
6 April 2006
Scotland: one million-strong strike for pension rights
30 March 2006
9 February 2006
UNISON's ballot of its one million members is due to start on 20 February. UNISON will be joined by 11 other unions in defence of the local government pension scheme. The ballot will finish on 10 March, with the first strike...
28 July 2005
THE THREAT of united strike action before the general election forced the Labour government to back down temporarily on its plans to cut public-sector workers' pension rights - particularly the planned...
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