Unison members vote to accept the pensions deal for post-2014 local government pensions

90% of Unison members who voted have voted to accept the Local Government Pension Scheme deal for service after 2014.

Details of the new scheme can be seen in this article on the website which outlines the pros and the cons of the new arrangements. Importantly, the threatened 50% increase in contribution costs was withdrawn following the strike action of November 30, 2011.

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