Unions Sue Gov't Over Pension Discrimination Costs
By Silvia Martelli (December 16, 2021, 3:32 PM GMT) -- Six trades unions have asked a London court to review changes that they say they are making workers pay for fixing age discrimination breaches in public sector pensions.
The Fire Brigades Union said on Wednesday that it has applied for judicial review in the High Court along with five other unions: GMB, the Public and Commercial Services Union, the Prison Officers' Association, the Royal College of Nursing, and Unite. The unions say that 2015 retirement savings plan members are effectively being made to bear the cost of correcting mistakes the government made when it introduced the changes.
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