Unilever workers begin pension fight back

Today, hundreds of Unilever workers converged on the company HQ in London to protest against the 'downgrading' of their pension schemes. The protest is the first action in a fight back against Unilever, which is set to escalate to a series strikes accross the UK in the coming months. Unilver, who want to win the race to the bottom, believe the pension reforms will ensure their scheme is sustainable and competetive. Where have I heard that one before?

UK workplace struggles roundup - December 2011

December saw strikes on the railways and London Underground, and action by IT, factory and warehouse workers, amongst others.

Unilever screws workers out of their pensions

Unilever, one of the biggest and most profitable companies in the world are scrapping their pension scheme. For the first time in the company's history, workers have balloted for strike action.