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Equal Pension Day in the UK is on Friday, 24 May. The date represents the additional 144 days an average woman pensioner in the UK must wait before she will have drawn as much pension as an average male pensioner received the previous year.

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Following a series of constructive negotiations Prospect have received a final offer from Scottish Government for the pay year 2019-20. This offer is very similar to that which Prospect negotiated for members in 2018-19. The key main elements of the deal are 

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Keep Britain afloat and save 40,000 jobs
  • 07 May 2019

Engineering and shipbuilding unions have launched a campaign to save 40,000 shipbuilding jobs being put at risk by the government’s decision to put naval contracts out to international competition.


ECSG from the frontline: April 2019
  • 24 April 2019

Prospect negotiators for the education and children's services group give their updates from the last month.


Net Zero should not come at the expense of workers
  • 02 May 2019

Prospect responds to the Committee on Climate Change report calling for the UK to have Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050.


Prospect members take Natural England campaign to parliament
  • 12 March 2019

Reps from Natural England launch report in the House of Commons


National Trust members call for better consistency in appraisals
  • 17 April 2019

More than seven in ten Prospect members in the National Trust do not think the appraisal process is managed fairly and consistently across the organisation.


Unrest from BT workers on restructure ideology
  • 23 May 2019

The company’s efforts to replace its experienced employees to save costs has been challenged by Prospect members at its annual BT conference.


Seven-year legal battle brings discrimination victory for dozens of civil servants
  • 06 March 2019

Almost 50 civil servants who were discriminated against due to their race or age by the Home Office have together secured more than £1m in compensation following a tribunal hearing.


Prospect and TUC: ‘Just Transition’ must be fair for communities
  • 21 May 2019

Climate change dominates the headlines just now, and justifiably so, but less attention is paid to the implications of climate targets for communities and livelihoods.


Prospect ballots on Scottish Government Pay
  • 23 May 2019

Following a series of constructive negotiations Prospect have received a final offer from Scottish Government for the pay year 2019-20. This offer is very similar to that which Prospect negotiated for members in 2018-19.

The key main elements of the deal are 


Reaching for the stars
  • 22 May 2019

Prospect member Rain Irshad has been nominated for a Rising Star award from WeAreTheCity, a female development organisation.


Prospect statement following reports referee targeted with threatening messages
  • 07 January 2019

Prospect, the independent union for Professional Referees in Scotland, is appalled by media reports that a referee may have been targeted with threatening messages.


Prospect secures collective bargaining rights for air traffic control staff at Liverpool and Doncaster airports
  • 22 May 2019

After a 15 month campaign, Prospect’s Air Traffic Control Officers’ Branch has secured recognition in Air Traffic Control Services Ltd (ATCSL), the air traffic control provider for Liverpool and Doncaster airports.