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AWE reps and Richard Tabbner (centre) outside MOD
Prospect members accept improved AWE pensions offer
16 February 2017
Prospect members working for the Atomic Weapons Establishment have voted to accept the company’s final offer on pensions and end their industrial action.

AWE, Aldermaston, Berkshire
AWE reps to meet defence minister over pensions dispute
23 January 2017
Prospect union representatives will meet defence procurement minister Harriet Baldwin tomorrow (Tuesday) to urge her to intervene to resolve an industrial dispute at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE).

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MoD fire officer pay deduction "arbitrary and unfair"
04 January 2017
Pay deductions applied to fire officers working for the Ministry of Defence Fire and Rescue Service should be scrapped after parliamentary questions exposed them as arbitrary and unfair, says Prospect union.

AWE pensions dispute rally
AWE enters conciliation talks after new pension offer rejected
13 December 2016
Prospect representatives have begun conciliation talks with the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) after members overwhelmingly rejected the latest offer on pensions from the employer.

MP raises AWE pension dispute at Prime Minister's Questions
08 December 2016
Kit Malthouse, the MP for North West Hampshire, used PMQs to call on the Prime Minister to review the circumstances that have led to industrial action at the company that makes the UK’s nuclear deterrent.

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