UK - Unite, the union representing telent workers, has vowed to keep up pressure on Pension Corporation until it provides assurances on the future of the company's UK pension scheme.
Peter Skyte, national secretary at Unite, which met Pension Corporation representatives last week, said the firm had been unable to provide any comfort to workers following its takeover of the company.
He said: “We pressed it for an assurance that there would be a continuation of a final salary DB pension scheme and it was unable to give us any."
Skyte also claimed Pension Corporation would only say it “was reserving its position” when pressed on whether it would challenge the Pension Regulator’s appointment of three independent trustees to the board of the pension plan.
A spokeswoman for Pension Corporation confirmed the meeting with Unite took place but said she was unable to reveal the details of the discussions.
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