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Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Pensions day of reckoning draws nearer for UNISON

Massive coverage in today's press of a warning by UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis that the union is gearing up to industrial action in defence of members' pensions.

"It will not be one day of action - it will be long-term industrial action throughout all our public services to prevent destruction of our pension schemes. I have no doubt that unless the Government pulls back from its attempt to decimate public sector pensions, this union will move to industrial action." Over the next 24 hours the PCS and NUT will announce ballot results for action planned to commence on 30 June.