UK - Unions want to increase representation among financial workers to help them in a growing number of pension disputes.
Union membership among City workers is around 15% – half the national average.
London mayor Ken Livingstone and TUC general secretary John Monks joined officials from bank union Unifi and general workers’ union Amicus in a leafleting campaign in the City to raise awareness.
The need for union help has been highlighted by pension disputes at accountants Ernst & Young and KPMG.
*Unifi is negotiating to win pension rights for around 60 employees of the London office of the Pakistani Habib Bank.
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