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Prospect has reinstated the ballot of members employed across the nuclear decommissioning estate on proposals to reform their defined benefit pensions.

Satnam Ner
Leading Prospect rep, Satnam Ner has become the first black president of the Scottish Trades Union Congress.

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The Treasury’s pay remit guidance for the civil service published on 21 April shows contempt for the demands facing employees in the post-Brexit referendum world and is not fit for purpose, Prospect has warned.

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LATEST STORIES FROM OUR INDUSTRIES

Devonport YPN launches to great turnout
  • 21-Mar-2017 16:05

Young workers at the Devonport dockyard in Plymouth are providing an inspiring model for YPNs and the next generation of...

Scotland delays named person law again
  • 23-Mar-2017 17:16

Controversial plans to bring in a “named person” for every child in Scotland have been delayed for a second time...

Ballot on nuclear pensions reform back on
  • 27-Apr-2017 16:40

Prospect has reinstated the ballot of members employed across the nuclear decommissioning estate on proposals to reform their defined benefit...

MPs’ plan to strip Environment Agency of flooding role is misguided
  • 2-Nov-2016 15:15

Prospect members in the Environment Agency have rejected a proposal from a group of MPs to strip the organisation of...

NT branch: stand up for your selfie and win £100!
  • 21-Dec-2016 10:57

Prospect’s National Trust branch is appealing to its members to take a selfie of themselves at work that the committee...

BT launches new approach to performance ratings for 2017/18
  • 3-Apr-2017 11:50

Prospect has been in discussion with BT about a new approach to performance management for some time – one that...

Supreme Court upholds principle of indirect discrimination in landmark case
  • 5-Apr-2017 10:37

The Supreme Court today (Wednesday 5 April) made a landmark ruling protecting employees against pay discrimination based on race or...

Ballot on nuclear pensions reform back on
  • 27-Apr-2017 16:40

Prospect has reinstated the ballot of members employed across the nuclear decommissioning estate on proposals to reform their defined benefit...

Civil service pay cap fails to address skills gap
  • 21-Apr-2017 16:37

The Treasury’s pay remit guidance for the civil service published on 21 April shows contempt for the demands facing employees...

Scientists and engineers bring Brexit concerns to Parliament
  • 7-Mar-2017 05:00

Prospect members from a wide range of science and engineering disciplines will tell MPs and Lords today (Tuesday 7 March)...

Scottish football referees pitch for a voice at work
  • 7-Apr-2017 09:28

Seven out of ten senior Scottish referees believe the fees paid by the Scottish Football Association do not reflect the...

Prospect warns against remote towers for air traffic control
  • 26-Apr-2017 11:44

A proposal by Highland and Island Airports to replace skilled air traffic controllers with a centrally controlled remote tower system...