In recent years, trade union members across the economy have faced an onslaught of pension uncertainties. Changes to pension schemes and to the State Pension Age, for example, can be deeply worrying, and many people turn to their trade union for support.
Trade unions have always fought hard to provide and maintain decent pension provision. They support their members by providing information, helping them resolve individual pension issues, and representing them when changes are proposed and implemented.
Keen to defend their members’ interests, many trade unionists nevertheless struggle with the complexities of the pension world.