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Bridgend housing workers to lose thousands in pensions shake-up

Housing workers in Bridgend are set to lose thousands of pounds from their pensions under plans by their employer, says their union UNISON today (Thursday).    Staff at the Valleys to Coast Housing Association have been told the organisation is looking to leave the local government pensions scheme (LGPS), which would have given employees a […]

Home ownership little more than a pipe dream for public sector workers in Wales, says UNISON

Owning a home has become virtually impossible for many public sector workers in Wales, according to research published today (Sunday) by UNISON. Getting a deposit together and obtaining a mortgage are often insurmountable hurdles for those living in the majority of local authority areas across England, Scotland and Wales, according to the findings. The UNISON […]